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Orange County Health Officials Pull Vaccine Lot Due to Possible Side Effects

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Orange County Health Officials Pull Vaccine Lot Due to Possible Side Effects

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Orange County, California, health officials are suspending the use of a Moderna COVID-19 lot following reports of possible adverse side effects. The move was under the directive of the California Department of Public Health, which recommended providers stop using lot 041L20A of the vaccine due to an ongoing investigation into possible allergic reactions. California’s top epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan said fewer than 10 people required medical attention within 24 hours of receiving the vaccine. “Our goal is to provide the COVID vaccine safely, swiftly and equitably,” Pan said in a press release. “A higher-than-usual number of possible allergic reactions were reported with a specific lot of Moderna vaccine administered at one community vaccination clinic. “… 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 …

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