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Allergy sufferers to miss out on vaccine

Expert says anaphylaxis reaction rules people out

People who suffer an anaphylactic reaction to drugs or certain foods are being advised not to have the Pfizer vaccine.

Director of Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart confirmed the position after two key workers in the UK had a bad reaction after having the injection last week.

The Isle of Man Government is hoping to take delivery of the first batch of the vaccine this week.

Jules Sum of Allergy Village says they have known about the issue on the Island for some time:

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