October 20, 2021

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Finland also suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for Young People

Finland also suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for Young People

Finland also suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for Young People



 

Finland also suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for Young People

Due to the rare side effects of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine,  Finland followed Sweden and Denmark and announced the suspension of vaccinations for young people of different age groups. 

Following the rare side effects of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine in the United States, Sweden and Denmark announced the suspension of vaccination among young people of different age groups. Finland will also suspend the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for men born in 1991 and later.

 

Sweden and Denmark suspended Moderna vaccines for young people

 

Reuters reported that the Institute of Health and Welfare said on Thursday (7th) that Finland will suspend the use of Moderna COVID-19 for men born in 1991 and later based on a report of rare cardiovascular side effects caused by the Moderna COVID-19 disease vaccine. Disease vaccine.

 

The Swedish Public Health Agency also stated earlier that in view of the increase in cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in adolescents and young adults after being vaccinated against coronary disease, “this association is particularly obvious after vaccination with Moderna, especially after vaccination. After the second dose”, as a precautionary measure, the government suspended the Moderna vaccine for people born in 1991 and after.

 

In addition, the Swedish government’s decision to adjust the lower age limit for vaccination in Moderna is tentatively implemented until December 1. However, the Swedish Public Health Agency stated that the overall risk of side effects after vaccination with the Moderna vaccine is still extremely low.

 

In Sweden, you can get the COVID-19 vaccine when you reach 12 years of age. The Swedish Public Health Agency recommends that people affected by the adjustment of the vaccination age policy should be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. and the German Biotech Company.

 

The Danish Ministry of Health also recommends that people affected by the age adjustment policy should be vaccinated against Pfizer. The Ministry of Health issued a statement saying: “Based on preliminary data, (we) suspect an increased risk of heart inflammation after vaccination with Moderna.”

 

Both Pfizer vaccine and Moderna vaccine are messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccines, but the mRNA dose in a single vaccine injection is different. Pfizer is 30 micrograms and Moderna is 100 micrograms.

 

Finland also suspended Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for Young People

(source:internet, reference only)


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