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Health officials find rare link between heart inflammation in adolescents and COVID-19 vaccination

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Officials with the CDC have reported rare cases of heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults likely linked to the COVID-19 vaccine, but they said the benefit still outweighs the risks.
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CDC acknowledges a 'likely' link between COVID-19 vaccines and heart inflammation for young men, but say it's 'extremely rare' and the Delta variant is a bigger threat

CDC acknowledges a 'likely' link between COVID-19 vaccines and heart inflammation for young men, but say it's 'extremely rare' and the Delta variant is a bigger threat

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Simon Huizar, 13, receives a first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccination clinic at the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA on May 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Myocarditis, a heart inflammation, has affected 0.004% of men aged 12-29 after their second shot of a COVID-19 vaccine.
CDC advisors met Wednesday and acknowledged a likely link between COVID-19 vaccination and myocarditis in young men.
But myocarditis risk from COVID-19 is much higher, especially with the Delta variant in play.
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Heart Inflammation In Teens And Young Adults After COVID-19 Vaccine Is Rare, CDC Says

Heart Inflammation In Teens And Young Adults After COVID-19 Vaccine Is Rare, CDC Says

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The cases have been seen mostly in teens and young adults between 12 and 39 years old. No deaths have been associated with this side effect of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
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CDC Finds ‘Likely' Link Between Vaccine And Rare Heart Inflammation, But Covid Causes It Too

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Adolescents and young adults are more likely to get this rare heart disease as a result of Covid-19.
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