The vaccination against the coronavirus (Covid-19) has had side effects in young patients. Cases of myocarditis have been reported in several countries following the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine. In Israel, the Ministry of Health had mentioned “a possible link” between myocarditis cases and the Pfizer vaccine.
Cases of pericarditis are also being investigated
Following these rare cases, American experts will investigate the question by examining nearly 300 cases of heart infections that have occurred after vaccination against Covid-19. The expert meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. In addition, it is convened by the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to also study cases of pericarditis, an inflammation of the membrane that surrounds the skin of the heart. The meeting was scheduled to take place on Friday, June 18, but has been postponed due to a day that the Biden administration has declared a public holiday.
According to Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, “The CDC will present the details of more than 300 confirmed cases of myocarditis and pericarditis reported to the CDC and the FDA among the more than 20 million adolescents and young adults living in the United States were vaccinated “. “. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, she wanted to reassuringly announce that most of these cases had been resolved” thanks to calm and care “.