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Moderna Shot May Cause Double To Triple As Many Heart Problems As Pfizer, New Study Finds

Posted on AllSides November 9th, 2022
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Moderna’s COVID-19 shot may cause two to three times as many heart-related side effects as Pfizer’s, according to a new Canadian study.

The rates of myocarditis and pericarditis in individuals within 21 days of getting their second shot were 35.6 and 22.9 per million doses, respectively, for Moderna compared to 12.6 and 9.4 per million for Pfizer, the research found. The connection between the mRNA vaccines and heart complications was most pronounced in men and younger vaccine recipients.

The study’s authors were quick to caution that incidences of heart inflammation were...

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