Allergy and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine
On this page you will find the latest information and guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine and reported allergic reactions.
Do lateral flow tests contain latex?
The Department for Education has confirmed that the swabs contained in the Innova SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Qualitative Test kits (Lateral Flow tests) that are being distributed in educational settings are latex free.
People living with allergy are understably anxious and confused about not only what the pandemic could mean for them, but also the recent news of potential allergic reactions to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. We are working proactively to bring you the latest guidance from our team of healthcare professionals and other experts in the field.
When released, you can find the latest guidance about allergy and coronavirus vacination(s) in our FAQ's which we will be updating regularly with any new information received.