Preprint: Boys aged 12-17 more at risk from mRNA vaccines than from Covid

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A total of 257 cardiac adverse event (CAE) were identified. Rates per million following dose 2 among males were 162.2 (ages 12-15) and 94.0 (ages 16-17); among females, rates were 13.0 and 13.4 per million, respectively.

For boys 12-15 without medical comorbidities receiving their second mRNA vaccination dose, the rate of CAE is 3.7 to 6.1 times higher than their 120-day COVID-19 hospitalization risk as of August 21, 2021 (7-day hospitalizations 1.5/100k population) and 2.6-4.3-fold higher at times of high weekly hospitalization risk (7-day hospitalizations 2.1/100k), such as during January 2021. For boys 16-17 without medical comorbidities, the rate of CAE is currently 2.1 to 3.5 times higher than their 120-day COVID-19 hospitalization risk, and 1.5 to 2.5 times higher at times of high weekly COVID-19 hospitalization.

Medrxiv Preprint: SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccination-Associated Myocarditis in Children Ages 12-17: A Stratified National Database Analysis 


** UPDATE **

The Guardian Newspaper has caught up with the news here: “Boys more at risk from Pfizer jab side-effect than Covid, suggests study

Los Angeles, meanwhile, is headed in the opposite direction. “Los Angeles schools to require Covid vaccinations for students 12 and older




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** This post was originally published on September 9, 2021 **