Risk factors for developing COVID-19: a population-based longitudinal study (COVIDENCE UK)

Risk factors for severe COVID-19 include older age, male sex, obesity, black or Asian ethnicity and underlying medical conditions. Whether these factors also influence susceptibility to developing COVID-19 is uncertain. Methods We undertook a prospective, population-based cohort study (COVIDENCE UK) from 1 May 2020 to 5 February 2021. Baseline information on potential risk factors was …

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Assessment of #Allergic and #Anaphylactic Reactions to mRNA #COVID-19 Vaccines With Confirmatory Testing in a US Regional Health System

Objective To characterize the immunologic mechanisms underlying allergic reactions to these vaccines. Design, Setting, and Participants This case series included 22 patients with suspected allergic reactions to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines between December 18, 2020, and January 27, 2021, at a large regional health care network. Participants were individuals who received at least 1 of the …

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