A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which carries a higher risk of heart muscle inflammation. Photo: Reuters
A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which carries a higher risk of heart muscle inflammation. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Moderna Covid-19 shot more likely to cause heart inflammation than Pfizer’s, study shows, risk still low

  • Though risk is four times higher, the overall risk of heart muscle inflammation from both vaccines is low, and Covid-19 infection also carries a risk
  • The Danish study, published by the British Medical Journal, included almost 85 per cent of Danes, or 4.9 million individuals aged 12 and older

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which carries a higher risk of heart muscle inflammation. Photo: Reuters
A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which carries a higher risk of heart muscle inflammation. Photo: Reuters
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