Increased risk of heart inflammation from Moderna Covid jab in young men, US regulator says, after suspensions in Nordic nations — RT World News

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated the risk of heart inflammation in young men following vaccination with Moderna’s Covid-19 jab after a handful of Nordic nations halted its use in this age group.

The body released this statement on Wednesday. “ongoing analyses from the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) safety surveillance systems have identified increased risks of inflammatory heart conditions, myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.”

This risk is most evident after the second dose. Symptoms usually appear within a few weeks.

“The observed risk is higher among males under 40 years of age, particularly males 18 through 24, than among females and older males,”The notice was read. also available
Finland stops Moderna vaccines for young men because of concerns about heart inflammation

The comments in the FDA press release echo similar concerns from Nordic nations that led to Spikevax, the marketing name for Moderna’s Covid vaccine, to be suspended in some form.

Icelandic health authorities announced on October 8 that it will no longer administer Moderna’s mRNA shot due to the risk of rare heart inflammation seen in other Nordic countries.

The director of Finland’s National Institution for Health and Welfare, Mika Salminen, said that “A Nordic study involving Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark found that men under the age of 30 who received Moderna Spikevax had a slightly higher risk than others of developing myocarditis.”

Helsinki announced that the jab would not be administered to men born after 1991. also available
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Sweden has just stopped Spikevax from being used on any of its under-30s, as a result of an incident that occurred one day before. “increased incidence”Myocarditis, myocarditis, and pericarditis are all heart diseases. Meanwhile, Norway recommends that men under the age of 30 opt for Pfizer’s jab instead.

Moderna and Pfizer both have concerns regarding heart inflammation. According to the CDC, 323 pre-hospital incidents that met the criteria for myocarditis and pericarditis as defined by the CDC were identified in Americans below the age of 29. Total of 309 were admitted to hospital.

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