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Cardiac MRI of individuals with acute or post-acute COVID-19

In a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, researchers in Italy reported cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) findings in individuals with myocarditis-like syndrome during the acute phase of SARS-CoV-2 infection (AMCovS) and post-acute phase (cPACS). Study: Cardiac magnetic…

COVID-19 vaccine safe for children who have had MIS-C

A study of children and adolescents who received a COVID-19 vaccination following multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) found that there were no reports of serious complications including myocarditis or MIS-C reoccurrence. About half of participants experienced mild and typical reactions, including…

Myocarditis after COVID vaccination is rare but higher in younger males

In a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers observed the incidence of myocarditis following messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, they compared their estimates with expected rates based on the historical…