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More news about those scare stories about allergies to the coronavirus vaccine

As I wrote when it was reported, the scary headlines about people with allergies not being able to get the coronavirus vaccine were more meant to scare eyeballs into reading the stories rather than impart useful information about what those reports really meant.

So, yes, even a person with known significant allergies can still get the Pfizer vaccine since according to the company’s data, “people with common allergies to medications, foods, inhalants, insects and latex are not more likely than the general public to have an allergic reaction to the vaccine.”

However, people with a pretty rare known history of a severe allergic reaction to one of the components of the vaccine, polyethylene glycol, should not be vaccinated at this time.