Tag: COVID-19

EpiPen Shortage

The Netherlands is Experiencing an EpiPen Shortage. Does This Portend a...

There's no need for panic, just vigilance.
Chicken and Egg

Q&A: Egg Allergy

Answers to common questions regarding symptoms, triggers, vaccine safety, and more.
SARS-CoV-2 virus particles emerging from a cell

Food Allergy is Associated with Lower Risk of COVID-19 Infection

NIH study finds high BMI and obesity raise infection risk, but asthma does not.
BlueWillow Biologics

Intranasal Peanut Allergy Vaccine Takes Step Forward

Company is considering vaccines for multiple food allergies including milk, tree nuts and shellfish.
Kids Being Vaccinated at VUMC

Vanderbilt Recruiting Children to Study Allergic Responses to COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines

Participating children will be closely monitored and observed by qualified staff at a children’s hospital.
COVID-19 Tests

Free Home COVID-19 Tests Now Available to Order via USPS

Every home in the US is now eligible to order four free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests.
Annie Taal

Woman Received Microdoses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Avoid Anaphylaxis

"Even if one person with serious allergies who is scared to get vaccinated asks their doctor about it, that’s worth it to me."
Crowd at Heathrow

Man Returning from Business Trip Suffers Anaphylaxis While Under Quarantine in...

Feared kitchen staff would endanger his life for a third time.
Marcelle Williams

Woman Survives Anaphylaxis on Bus After Wheat Exposure from Cinnamon Swirl...

Mishandling of pastries almost cost Ms Williams her life.
COVID-19 Vaccine Vials

Study: PEG Linked to Rare Allergic Reactions to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

An ingredient used in many products including lotions and shampoos, may be the cause of rare allergic reactions to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.