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Myocarditis Tied to COVID-19 Shots More Common Than Reported?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While cases of pericarditis or myocarditis temporally linked to COVID-19 vaccination remain rare, they may happen more often than reported, according to a large review of electronic medical records (EMR). They also appear to represent two “distinct syndromes,” George Diaz, MD,…

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Here’s all the data on myocarditis cases linked to COVID-19 vaccines

Good news — Experts stress the need for everyone to get vaccinated as the Delta variant spreads. Beth Mole – Jun 24, 2021 10:18 pm UTC Scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a committee of independent expert advisers convened Wednesday to lay out and discuss everything they know about rare cases…

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FDA to Add Warning on Rare Myocarditis Risk After COVID Vaccination

Given the reported cases of myocarditis in young people who received mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, FDA will include a warning statement about the risks and characteristics of this rare condition, an agency representative said at CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meeting on Wednesday. Data presented by CDC staff estimated a rate of 12.6 cases…

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EMA Seeks More Data on Myocarditis After COVID-19 Shots

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) safety committee is continuing its review of myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with COVID-19 vaccines. “Currently, further analysis is needed to conclude whether there is a causal relationship with the vaccines, and the PRAC requesting additional data from the companies marketing them,” the EMA said in a statement issued Friday.…