Only 25 myocarditis cases detected within 21 days post vaccination, says Health Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: Only 25 cases of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) were detected within 21 days post Covid-19 vaccination out of 433,674 admissions to 216 hospitals between February and September 2021.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said of the total, 14 cases were related to the Covid-19 Comirnaty vaccine manufactured by Pfizer, nine were associated with CoronaVac (Sinovac) and two more involving Oxford-AstraZaneca.

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