A team of researchers at UAMS and Arkansas Children's are trying to figure out what true proportion of people have a severe allergic reaction to the vaccine.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — We've all heard about those allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Well, turns out severe reactions are pretty rare, but it's something that does need answered and a team at UAMS and Arkansas Children's is working to find it.
The study is called the "SARS vaccination trial." Basically, it's trying to figure out what true proportion of people have a severe allergic reaction to the vaccine.
According to Assistant Professor of Allergy and Immunology with UAMS and Arkansas Children's, Akilah Jefferson, the study started Thursday, April 1, so the research team is on the hunt for volunteers.
"We need more and more patients. Our goal is to really have 100 participants," she said.
Two of the state's biggest hospitals …