MedicalNewsToday: Covid-19 Vaccines do not increase Heart Inflammation Risks in Most Individuals

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Recent research suggests that the COVID-19 vaccination may heighten the risk of heart inflammation, which can be deadly. However, according to a meta-analysis presented in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, the rate of cardiac inflammation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination was equivalent to that following non-COVID vaccines. Furthermore, the incidence of cardiac inflammation following COVID-19 immunization was comparable to that of the general population prior to the pandemic. However, the study’s findings show that being male and younger were connected with an increased risk of heart inflammation following the COVID-19 immunization. These findings might influence public policy decisions on vaccination policies to lower the risk of heart inflammation in these populations. Nonetheless, these findings suggest that the risk of heart inflammation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine is typically minimal, lending credence to prior research on the vaccine’s safety. The full article by Deep Shukla can be found here

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