Myocarditis after mRNA COVID vaccine extremely rare, most cases mild or moderate

By | October 11, 2021
The estimated incidence of myocarditis among patients that have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT162b2) mRNA vaccine against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was 2.13 cases per 100,000 persons, primarily affecting young men and presenting mostly as mild or moderate illness, as demonstrated by a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.