A physician at the Boston Medical Center (BMC) suffered an allergic reaction after receiving the much-talked about Moderna vaccine. The incident, which occurred on Dec. 24, involved Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh, a geriatric oncologist with a severe allergy to shellfish. Sadrzadeh reported symptoms of anaphylaxis similar to what he experiences with shellfish almost immediately after receiving the Moderna shot.
According to The New York Times, this is the first report of an adverse reaction linked to the Moderna vaccine, which rolled out across the United States a week before the incident. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating similar reports of allergic reaction to Pfizer’s vaccine, which was distributed a week earlier than Moderna’s.
What happened and what may have triggered it
In a statement, BMC spokesman David Kibbe confirmed that Sadrzadeh was inoculated with Moderna’s vaccine at 3:30 pm on Christmas Eve. Within minutes of receiving the shot, the doctor, who has serious allergies, had a severe reaction that required him to use his EpiPen — an auto-injectable device containing epinephrine that’s used in emergency situations to treat severe allergic reactions, or anaphylaxis. Sadrzadeh was then taken to the emergency room where he was evaluated, treated, observed and discharged four hours later…
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