Can the COVID-19 Vaccine's Most Troubling Side Effect Be Easily Prevented?

Why are teenage boys most liable to suffer from myocarditis after being vaccinated against COVID? Does the heart inflammation have anything to do with the way the shot is administered? New studies are trying to answer these questions, or at least to generate a more transparent discussion about the side effects

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A boy in Portugal receiving his second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, last month.
A boy in Portugal receiving his second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, last month. Credit: Pedro Nunes / Reuters
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Prof. Dror Mevorach. “It’s important to remember that most of those who develop myocarditis in the wake of the vaccination recover within a few days.” Credit: Emil Salman
A healthcare worker prepares doses of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine.Credit: CALLAGHAN O'HARE/ REUTERS



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