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CDC Says Severe Reactions to Covid-19 Vaccines Are Rare (1)

Feb. 11, 2021, 11:29 PM

New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows allergic reactions to Covid-19 vaccines are rare and anaphylaxis, one type of severe reaction, occurs in 2 to 5 people for every million vaccinated in the U.S.

The system hasn’t found any link between Covid vaccines and death, the CDC said on its website, and 41 million doses were administered in the U.S. through Feb. 7.

The latest data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System adds to a growing body of evidence on the safety of the shots. Watching for extremely rare side effects is an ...

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