• U.S. health officials report higher-than-expected heart inflammation cases following Covid-19 vaccination

    8 days ago - By STAT

    Federal health officials said Thursday they're seeing rare but higher-than-expected cases of a heart issue called myocarditis among adolescents and young adults who received their second shot of one of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines.
    The data are preliminary and limited, and experts are still trying to determine if there is indeed a link or if there is no connection at all. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration also said it was too early to establish a rate for how frequently myocarditis - an inflammation of the heart muscle - might...
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  • Moderna Apples for Authorization of Its Covid Vaccine for Adolescents

    8 days ago - By New York Times

    A clinical trial found no cases of symptomatic Covid among teens fully inoculated with Moderna's vaccine, which translates to an efficacy of 100 percent.
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