California health officials are calling on COVID-19 vaccine providers to stop using a batch of modern shots after a handful of people who were allergic to the same site.
According to FOX5 San Diego, more than 10 people reported reactions after dosing at a San Diego vaccination site last week.
“All appeared to experience a potentially serious allergic reaction during the standard observation period – a type of adverse event that some people have experienced while receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The California Department of Public Health said That the vaccine site moved to another part of the modern vaccine after being shut down for a few hours.
The Padres’ home, a massive vaccination site at Petco Park, was opened on January 11 to give vaccines to health workers on the state’s priority list, the station reports.
One-third of the one million doses of the modern batch were sent to 286 other providers in Golden State, with no further bad response.
Still, officials say it is better to be safe than sorry.
“Recognizing the extreme amount of caution and the extremely limited supply of the vaccine, we are recommending that providers use other available vaccine lists,” the news release said.
Officials said there is a degree of risk for any vaccine or medical procedure, and it is highly likely that anyone will face negative reactions.
Modern, CDC and FDA are all reviewing the batch and are expected to learn more this week. Replacement doses are not immediately available according to FOX5.
Federal officials have previously noted that some vaccine trial participants who had the side effects of cosmetic facial filler.