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. 

Find out if you may be eligible to participate.