Moderna has stopped COVID-19 vaccination in California after a batch of the vaccine caused severe allergic reactions. The matter is now under investigation by authorities.
California health officials are recommending providers pause the administration of a specific batch of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued a statement on Sunday evening regarding batch ‘041L20A.’
“A higher-than-usual number of possible allergic reactions were reported with a specific lot of Moderna vaccine administered at one community vaccination clinic. Fewer than 10 individuals required medical attention over the span of 24 hours,” Dr. Pan said.
According to the statement,
“Out of an extreme abundance of caution and also recognizing the extremely limited supply of vaccine, we are recommending that providers use other available vaccine inventory and pause the administration of vaccines from Moderna Lot 041L20A until the investigation by the CDC, FDA, Moderna and the state is complete. We will provide an update as we learn more.”
Earlier, a woman from Oakland City, Indiana in the United States warned others to not get the experimental Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after she suffered tongue spasms and whole body convulsions. She posted her videos on Facebook where her entire body is seen shaking uncontrollably. The CDC said such side-effects are “mild” and “normal”.
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