Tag: Allergic Reactions


FDA Wants More Data on Neffy, First Needle-Free Antidote for Severe Allergic Reactions

September 20, 2023


In a surprising move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opted not to approve a needle-free alternative to the EpiPen for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. Approval of the Neffy nasal spray was widely anticipated. An FDA […]

Industry, Vaccines

Is an Allergy to a COVID Vaccine Always Real? Placebo Trial Casts Doubt

March 2, 2023


Allergic reactions to the Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccines are very rare, and a new study questions whether many of those that do occur are even real. In a small new study of 16 people who said they’d experienced an […]

Industry, Vaccines

Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines Are Rare, Resolved on Site: CDC

January 6, 2021


Cases of anaphylactic shock caused by COVID-19 vaccines are very rare, based on numbers from the first week and a half of vaccinations in the United States, federal public health officials said Wednesday. There have been 21 cases of anaphylaxis […]