People with a history of anaphylaxis are being advised to “hold off” on getting the
The reactions, which happened in Bundaberg, Toowoomba and Ispwich, all occurred in the past 48 hours.
The Queensland Government confirmed on Wednesday that all cases were immediately treated, recovered quickly and are doing well.
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However, the State Government said it has reported the incidents to the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
“It is fine for people to have the vaccination unless they have a history of anaphylaxis reaction to products that are in the vaccine,” Director-general of Queensland Health Dr John Wakefield said.
“What we have done is essentially said let’s have a look at these cases, let’s see if there is anything else that needs to be done.”
It comes just a few weeks after a nurse at the Gold Coast University Hospital suffered an allergic reaction to the Pfizer jab.
Despite the reactions, Health Minister Yvette Dath has reassured Queenslanders that the vaccine is safe.
“This is not new news, in the sense of we are seeing allergic reactions, we are not surprised we are seeing allergic reactions, but we do want to let the public know,” Ms Dath said.
Federal Health Secretary, Professor Brendan Murphy, said there is “no reason at all for concern”.
Queensland recorded six new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all returned travellers who tested positive while in hotel quarantine.