How do I know I have severe allergies?
If you needed an injection of epinephrine because you ate a food you were allergic to or were stung by a bee, you may have severe allergies. Or, you may have severe allergies if you had an allergic reaction within minutes after taking a medication.
How do I know if I have a Mast Cell Disorder?
You may have been diagnosed with a mast cell disorder by a doctor, if you have more of a certain type of cell than is normal. Symptoms of this kind of disease include flushing, itching, diarrhea, and severe reactions that look like anaphylaxis.
Can I volunteer if I am currently pregnant?
If you are currently pregnant or are planning to get pregnant soon, you cannot volunteer for this study.
Is there any benefit if I volunteer?
You will receive either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Both vaccines are expected to be protective against COVID-19 infection. However, the vaccines may not protect everyone who receives them.
Will I be compensated?
Yes, you will be compensated for your time.