Doc Talk: Should you take the Covid-19 vaccine if you have allergies or eczema?

Allergic reactions after vaccination are known to occur. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - As Covid-19 continues its rampage across the globe, the emergency use of vaccines against the virus and its emerging variants is essential to control the escalating pandemic.

But, despite robust safety data in trials, allergic reactions after vaccination are known to occur and can range from relatively benign itchy rashes to potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

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