December 1, 2022

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CDC: Burst myocarditis occurred after young people received COVID-19 vaccines

CDC: Some cases of Burst myocarditis occurred after young people received Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines



 

 

CDC: Burst myocarditis occurred after young people received COVID-19 vaccines.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report on the 17th, pointing out that a small number of adolescents and young adults developed myocarditis (myocarditis) after administering COVID-19 vaccine. The risk of the COVID-19 is greater than the side effects of the vaccine.

 

 

The New York Times reported on the 22nd that the COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Technical Work Group under the CDC published a report on the official website on the 17th, pointing out that a small number of teenagers and young adults have been found Cases of myocarditis occurred after the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna or Pfizer and BioNTech in Germany. These cases occurred in males more than females, and most of them became onset within 4 days after the second dose. Most of them are mild.

 

Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle, which is mainly caused by infection. The CDC pointed out that the current investigation of these cases is still in the early stage, and it is not yet possible to determine whether it is caused by the vaccine. The CDC has asked medical staff to pay more attention to whether young people have been vaccinated. Unusual cardiac symptoms, but it also emphasizes that the myocarditis cases and expectations of people after vaccination are not much different.

 

Celine Gounder, an infectious disease expert at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, pointed out that myocarditis after vaccinations may be just a coincidence, “because too many people get vaccinated now, it’s more like a coincidence.”

 

Experts emphasized that compared with suffering from COVID-19 pneumonia, the potential risk of rare side effects of myocarditis is simply insignificant, and even acute COVID-19 symptoms themselves may cause myocarditis.

 

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (American Academy of Pediatrics) statistics, as of the 13th, more than 3.9 million children in the United States have been infected, more than 16,000 have been hospitalized, and about 300 have died.

 

Generally speaking, for every 100,000 people every year, there are 20 to 30 people with myocarditis symptoms. The symptoms include fatigue, chest pain, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, etc. Many people have mild symptoms and have not even been diagnosed.

 

The CDC of the United States emphasized that the number of myocarditis cases reported by young people after vaccination does not seem to be more than usual.

 

 

 

 

 

CDC: Some cases of Burst myocarditis occurred after young people received Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

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