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CDC Resources: Cardiovascular

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Cardiovascular

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CDC Working Group’s Technical Report on Myocarditis
Date Added: 6/17/2021
This report on myocarditis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination identifies relatively few reported cases and recommends providing information about this potential adverse event to clinicians.

Clinical Considerations: Myocarditis and Pericarditis after Receipt of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Among Adolescents and Young Adults
Date Added: 6/17/2021
Since April 2021, cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been reported in the United States after mRNA COVID-19 vaccination (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna). CDC is aware of these reports, which are rare given the number of vaccine doses administered. CDC published Clinical Considerations for myocarditis and pericarditis following COVID-19 vaccination.

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Categories: Cardiovascular, Crisis Management,
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