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CDC Looking Into Reports of Heart Inflammation in Young Males after COVID Shot

New York Post

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 vaccine advisory committee will attend an emergency meeting next week to discuss higher than expected reports of heart inflammation in young males who received their second dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

The June 18 meeting will address the conditions that are very rare and have not been directly linked to the vaccines.

As of May 31, the agency has received 275 preliminary reports of the heart inflammation — known as myocarditis and pericarditis — among 16 to 24-year-olds, CDC’s Dr. Tom Shimabukuro said Thursday.

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