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Possible Heart Risks with mRNA Vaccine in Young Adults

Increased cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been reported in the United States after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, particularly in adolescents and young adults. There has not been a similar reporting pattern observed after receipt of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC continues to recommend COVID-19 vaccinations for everyone 12 years of age and older given the risk of COVID-19 illness and related, possibly severe complications.

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