Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Myocarditis?
In June 2021, the CDC’s advisory group (ACIP) met to review the cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in teenagers and young adults who got an mRNA COVID vaccine, like the ones by Pfizer and Moderna. Most of the cases investigated so far have been mild and short-lived, but the reports have made folks understandably concerned. Here’s what we know so far and why getting vaccinated is likely still the safer choice. First, what are myocarditis and pericarditis? Myocarditis and pericarditis are medical terms for inflammation in or around the heart. The terms might sound scary, but cases of myocarditis and pericarditis can be mild and treatable. In fact, of those who developed the he
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