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HEART DISEASES AMONG YOUNGPEOPLE AND THE COVID-19 VACCINE.VACCINE ADVISERS TO THE CENTERSFOR DISEASE CONTROLAND PREVENTION POSTED ASTATEMENT ON THE C-D-CWEBSITE DETAILING THE ISSUE.THEY SAY WITHIN 30 DAYS OFRECEIVING THE SECOND DOSE OFEITHER PFIZER OR MODERNA --THERE WAS A HIGHER-THAN-EXPECTED NUMBER OF MYOCARDITISCASES IN 16 TO 24YEAR OLDS.MYOCARDITIS IS INFLAMMATION OFTHE HEART MUSCLE.THE C-D-C SAYS IT'S MONITORINGTHE REPORTS -- BUT RIGHT NOW ITIS "RARE" AND THAT MOST PATIENTSQUICKLY FEEL BETTERWITH MEDICINE AND REST.PFIZER SAYS IT IS AWARE OF THEMYOCARDITIS REPORTS -- BUTTHE BENEFITS OF THE VACCINEOUTWEIGHS THE KNOWN ANDPOTENTIAL RISKS.MODERNA HAS NOT COMMENTED.
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