Bad news for the fight against Covid! The day after the first vaccinations in the United-Kingdom have begun, the health authorities have had to change their vaccination plan after two caregivers that have been inoculated the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine developed a severe allergic reaction. Two caregivers with a history of severe allergic reactions for previous vaccines, and forcing Britain’s medicine regulator not to recommend vaccine for people that already had this kind of problem with other vaccines.
As for this allergic reaction, nothing detailed has been shared about it, but our France 2 peers still managed to get a few details on their health: “We don’t know precisely the detail of the symptoms, but they have been treated and they seem to recover this morning” Matthieu Boisseau explained this Wednesday December 9 from London for the channel.
Even if people with allergies are put aside this vaccine campaign, the latter is not about to be reassessed for now. Anyway, as France Télévisions reporter says, “the British health authorities explain this type of reaction is not so exceptional when a new vaccine is used”. These adverse reactions are not that trivial, but are to be monitored for the upcoming vaccines.