Coronavirus vaccine - weekly summary of Yellow Card reporting (22 July), MHRA (updated 22nd July 2021)
This report (updated weekly) is based on analysis of data up to 14 July. It discusses overall safety and comments on specific reports, including thromboembolic events with thrombocytopenia, capillary leak syndrome, menstrual disorders, myocarditis/pericarditis, and others. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swollen glands from COVID vaccine more prevalent in breast imaging
Adenopathy caused by the COVID-19 vaccine has a higher incidence than adenopath...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is there a link between COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis? Swollen lymph nodes after vaccination? Fear not Mammography or COVID-19 vaccine? Experts say, 'Get both' FDG-PET lymph node uptake after COVID-19 vaccines mimics cancer PET imaging shows how COVID vaccines confound cancer detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA Addresses Diagnosis, Management of Pediatric Myocarditis
THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 -- In a scientific statement published online July 7 in Circulation, the American Heart Association addresses current knowledge and management in the field of pediatric myocarditis. Yuk M. Law, M.D., from Seattle Children's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Review Compiles Myocarditis Cases Associated With COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- Health care professionals should be aware that myocarditis is a potential complication of COVID-19, according to a review published online July 7 in the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Sawai Singh Rathore,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Comirnaty and spikevax possible link to very rare cases of myocarditis and pericarditis , EMA
PRAC has concluded that myocarditis and pericarditis can occur in very rare cases, following vaccination with the COVID 19 vaccines Comirnaty and Spikevax (previously COVID 19 vaccine Moderna). The committee is therefore recommending listing myocarditis and pericarditis as new side effects in the product information for these vaccines, together with a warning to raise awareness among healthcare professionals and people taking these vaccines (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The FDA ’s New Guillain-Barre Warning For the J & J Vaccine Reflects a Small Increased Risk of the Illness
As millions of people get vaccinated against COVID-19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are closely monitoring reports of side effects and adverse events among people getting immunized. On July 12, the FDA added a warning about the risk of Guillain-Barre to the single-dose Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Anyone who receives the shot moving forward will get an updated fact sheet informing them of the small but increased risk. There have not been significant reports of the syndrome linked to the two other vaccines authorized in the U.S., made by Pfize...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

ACIP: Benefits of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Outweigh Risks for ≥12s
MONDAY, July 12, 2021 -- The benefits of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines outweigh the risks, including myocarditis, for all ages, according to an update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) published in the July 9 issue of the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and Myocarditis: benefits outweigh the risks, says WHO committee
After receiving reports of heart inflammation cases due to myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna shots, World Health Organization (WHO) experts on Friday said that the benefits of the vaccines still outweigh the risks in reducing hospitalizations and deaths due to infection. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines: updates for July 2021, MHRA (published 7th July 2021)
Revisions have been made to information for healthcare professionals& UK vaccine recipients for Moderna& Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines following review of extremely rare reports of myocarditis& pericarditis after vaccination. Benefits outweigh risks in majority of people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine After Reports of Myocarditis Among Vaccine Recipients: Update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, June 2021
This report describes the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) conclusion that the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh the risks of myocarditis. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Coronavirus [CoV] Healthy Living MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaccination Vaccine Safety Vaccines COVID-19 Source Type: news

A summary of myocarditis cases following COVID-19
(Wiley) Myocarditis-or inflammation around the heart--has been reported in some patients with COVID-19. After searching the medical literature, researchers have now summarized the results of 41 studies describing myocarditis in 42 patients with COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Viruses are the most common cause of myocarditis in children, experts offer guidance
(American Heart Association) Viral infection is the most common cause of inflammation in the heart muscle, called myocarditis, in children; however, there remains a diverse array of infectious and non-infectious causes of myocarditis that should be considered in diagnosis.Myocarditis caused by a virus is more often seen in children than in adults, and children are more likely to have acute myocarditis (sudden onset) rather than chronic myocarditis, which is more typically seen in adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jul 2 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jul 2 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19, mRNA-vaccine-induced myocarditis, type 2 diabetes in kids, optimal medical therapy for CAD, and alcohol are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Concerns Demand Respect, Not Absolutism Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Concerns Demand Respect, Not Absolutism
With more reports of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine myocarditis, parents and young adults should be allowed to weigh the vaccine decision with their clinicians without being tarred as antivaxxers.Medscape (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Durvalumab-induced Myocarditis, Myositis, and Myasthenia Gravis Durvalumab-induced Myocarditis, Myositis, and Myasthenia Gravis
This case reviews the diagnostic workup and management of a patient with severe immune-related adverse effects due to the immune checkpoint inhibitor durvalumab.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines New Details of Myocarditis Linked to COVID Vaccines
Further details from multiple cases of myocarditis linked to the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID vaccines have been described in recent papers in the medical literature.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Rare heart inflammation linked to Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines reported in US military members
In early 2021, 23 military service members experienced myocarditis - heart inflammation - after getting their shots, a DoD study found. Most patients (20) had the effect after their second dose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use caution for those at risk of myocarditis from Covid-19 vaccines - STAT
Serious but uncommon complications like developing myocarditis after Covid-19 vaccination should warrant caution in those at risk. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause myocarditis?
Do mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines cause myocarditis? Perhaps -- but not on a scal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is there a link between COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis? Cardiac MRI boosts myocarditis detection in college athletes 7-fold Heart disease rare in pro athletes after COVID-19 Cardiac complications are common in COVID-19 cases 3D T2 maps enhance assessment of myocarditis on MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Myocarditis Following Immunization With mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in members of US military
(JAMA Network) What The Study Did: Researchers describe myocarditis presenting after COVID-19 mRNA vaccination in 23 patients within the Military Health System. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients with acute myocarditis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination
This study describes four patients who presented with acute myocarditis after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Reported cases of myocarditis in younger men following COVID-19 vaccination are rare; vaccination remains important
(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic researchers are taking a close look at rare cases of inflammation of the heart muscle, or myocarditis, in young men who developed symptoms shortly after receiving the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines. Several recent studies suggest that health care professionals should watch for hypersensitivity myocarditis as a rare adverse reaction to being vaccinated for COVID-19. However, researchers stress that this awareness should not diminish overall confidence in vaccination during the current pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Reported cases of myocarditis in younger men following COVID-19 vaccination are rare; vaccination remains important
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers are taking a close look at rare cases of inflammation of the heart muscle, or myocarditis, in young men who developed symptoms shortly after receiving the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines. Several recent studies suggest that heal th care professionals should watch for hypersensitivity myocarditis as a rare adverse reaction to being vaccinated for COVID-19. However, researchers stress that this awareness should not… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 29, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Regulatory approval of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19, MHRA (updated 28th June 2021)
Information for healthcare professionals and the public about the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. 28 June 2021 Updated the Public Assessment report, to reflect the extension to the current UK approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine that allows its use in 12- to 15-year-olds, as announced on 4 June 2021. 25 June 2021 A dded a warning on myocarditis to the Information for UK recipients and the Information for Healthcare Professionals (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Should we be worried about reports of myocarditis and pericarditis after mRNA vaccines?, BMJ
This article reviews data released by the UK and US regulatory agencies regarding reports of myocarditis and pericarditis in recipients of Covid-19 vaccines. The MHRA have stated that the data reported in the UK to date do not currently indicate an increased risk. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine: myocarditis and pericarditis – revisions to the product information
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Government’s independent expert advisory body, the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM), has conducted a thorough review of (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 28, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pfizer vaccine: Three delayed side effects to spot - 'seek medical attention right away'
THE PFIZER and Moderna vaccines have been linked to cases of heart inflammation - myocarditis and pericarditis. While cases are rare, the US Food and Drug Administration says there are three delayed side effects to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to add warning on Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines about link to heart inflammation
(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Wednesday, June 23, that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will add a warning to the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines about possible link to cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in teenagers and young adults. Myocarditis is a condition that involves inflammation of the heart muscle. Symptoms can include... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jun 25 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jun 25 2021 This Week in Cardiology
Myocarditis and the COVID vaccine, lipid lowering guidelines, financial toxicity, and deprescribing statins are the topics covered by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 25, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

UK health chiefs now say rates of myocarditis ARE higher than expected amoung young adults
EXCLUSIVE: British cardiologists told MailOnline a change in language on the MHRA's website signalled that it could be about to issue a warning about the link. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Heart Conditions in Younger People
On June 23, a group of scientists told the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices that mRNA vaccines (those made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) have a “likely association” with heart risks for younger people. Understandably, that’s still generating a lot of attention. Here’s what you should know about COVID-19 vaccines and heart problems. The heart issues in question are called myocarditis and pericarditis Those refer, respectively, to inflammation of the heart and the lining around it. While they sound scary, both tend to clear up on th...
Source: TIME: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccination and heart issues
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been hearing about an increase in the number of young people who are developing heart issues, including myocarditis, after being vaccinated for COVID-19. Can you explain this condition? I have a 15-year-old son, and I am wondering if it is safe for him to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or if he [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

CDC admits confirmed link between heart inflammation and covid vaccines
(Natural News) More than 1,200 “rare” cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have now officially been reported in conjunction with the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines” from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most of the victims are 30 years of age or younger and suffer these side effects... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to Add Myocarditis Warning to COVID Vaccines
FDA to Add Myocarditis Warning to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA to Add Myocarditis Warning to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines FDA to Add Myocarditis Warning to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines
But a CDC advisory panel, where the FDA made the announcement, still strongly backs the vaccines'benefits, which outweigh the rare risk for heart inflammation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Myocarditis-Like Illness Reported After COVID-19 Vaccination
MONDAY, June 21, 2021 -- In a research letter published online June 16 in Circulation, seven cases are presented of patients hospitalized for acute myocarditis-like illness following COVID-19 vaccination. Carolyn M. Rosner, from the Inova Heart and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jun 18 2021 This Week in Cardiology Jun 18 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID vaccine myocarditis, Christian Eriksen and sudden cardiac death, therapeutic hypothermia, and revascularization of stable CAD are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Is there a link between COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis?
Is there a link between the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine and myocarditis identified o...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardiac MRI boosts myocarditis detection in college athletes 7-fold Heart disease rare in pro athletes after COVID-19 Cardiac complications are common in COVID-19 cases 3D T2 maps enhance assessment of myocarditis on MRI 15% of athletes have myocarditis after COVID-19 recovery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pfizer's COVID Vaccine In Teens And Myocarditis: What You Need To Know
Health officials are investigating reports of mostly mild, temporary and treatable heart inflammation that may or may not be causally linked to vaccination with an mRNA vaccine against COVID-19.(Image credit: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joanne Silberner Source Type: news

What Is the Most Common Cause of Myocarditis
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA: Don't Delay COVID Shot While CDC Reviews Myocarditis Cases AHA: Don't Delay COVID Shot While CDC Reviews Myocarditis Cases
It remains unclear if suspected myocarditis cases have any direct link to COVID vaccines, and the benefits of vaccination continue to'far exceed'the risks, the AHA says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Examining reports of heart inflammation in young people after second COVID-19 vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is holding an emergency COVID-19 meeting this week to discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety as it relates to news that young people may develop myocarditis after receiving a second dose of a messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine. Myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 16, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

PRAC update on ongoing evaluation of myocarditis and pericarditis with COVID-19 vaccines, EMA
The PRAC requires further analysis of cases of myocarditis and/or pericarditis reported with all COVID-19 vaccines and is requesting additional data from manufacturers and is encouraging all healthcare professionals to report any cases. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudden cardiac death risk in contact sports increased by myocarditis: a case series - Massoulli é G, Boyer B, Sapin V, Jean F, Andronache M, Peoc'h M, Clerfond G, Eschalier R.
We report herein two cases ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Mycarditis in Teens and Young Adults CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Mycarditis in Teens and Young Adults
The CDC has received 226 reports of myocarditis in people who are under age 30 and have received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - June 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Myocarditis in Teens and Young Adults CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Myocarditis in Teens and Young Adults
The CDC has received 226 reports of myocarditis in people who are under age 30 and have received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Myocarditis in Youth
CDC to Discuss Post-Vaccine Myocarditis in Teens and Young Adults (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pfizer Covid vaccine: Several reports of heart inflammation in young men – myocarditis
THE PFIZER Covid vaccine is now associated with cases of heart inflammation. Several men under the age of 30 have experienced this rare side effect. To explore this link further, an advisory committee with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are meeting next week. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer vaccine linked to heart inflammation in young men, Israeli experts conclude
(Natural News) In a preliminary report submitted Tuesday, June 1, to Israel’s Ministry of Health, researchers found a probable link between the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and cases of heart inflammation following vaccination. The ministry first heard of the issue in April after health officials reported at least 60 cases of myocarditis or inflammation of the heart... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news