Anaphylaxis after Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Ther Adv Vaccines Immunother. 2021 Oct 28:9:25151355211048418. doi: 10.1177/25151355211048418. eCollection 2021.


The authors of this article report on a case of a patient who presented to the emergency department (ED) in anaphylaxis after receiving the Moderna® COVID-19 vaccine. The patient was hypoxic, with diffuse wheezing bilaterally to auscultation, flush skin, swollen face, and the feeling of her throat closing. Anaphylaxis can have wide range of presentation, the key is recognizing the symptoms and treating early. The incidence of anaphylaxis from COVID-19 vaccine is not well documented to date.

Keywords: COVID-19 vaccine; anaphylaxis.

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