The COVID-19 vaccines are safe for people who have severe allergies to food, oral medications, latex, bee stings, or venom.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health states that people who have experienced a severe allergic reaction to polyethylene glycol, one of the vaccine's ingredients, should be wary about an allergic reaction. Before taking the COVID-19 vaccine, those with a history of this allergy should talk to their doctor. COVID-19 vaccines are safe for people with severe food allergies, certain oral medicines, latex, bee stings, or venom.
ScienceDaily published a report from Massachusetts General Hospital, which advised people about allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations. Senior author Dr. Kimberly G. Blumenthal said, "With more time and experience, we have been able to significantly narrow the group of patients with prior allergies who require an allergist assessment before COVID-19 vaccination." The report advised that only the rare individuals who have recently had a severe allergic reaction to polyethylene glycol, a vaccine ingredient, should contact an allergist or immunologist for an examination, which may involve skin testing.
Furthermore, the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) recommends that people get vaccinated, even if they have a history of severe allergic responses not connected to vaccines or injectable drugs, such as food, pet, venom, environmental, or latex allergies. Vaccines are also recommended for people with a history of oral drug allergies or a family history of severe allergic responses.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19, including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organization or your national healthcare authority.