Israel: 62 cases of myocarditis following Pfizer coronavirus vaccination

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About one in 100,000 people who received the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine suffered from myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle)  – a preliminary report by the committee of experts tasked by the Health Ministry to monitor the vaccine’s side effects has found. The leaked document showed that most cases were reported among young men aged 18-30. A total of 62 cases of myocarditis have occurred so far in Israel around the time of the vaccination, 56 of them after the second dose. Some 55 cases occurred among men.

Jerusalem Post report



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** This post was originally published on April 26, 2021 **