Covid-19 live updates: CDC to review potential link between heart inflammation and mRNA vaccines
“We’re still learning about the rates of myocarditis and pericarditis,” CDC safety expert Tom Shimabukuro said, according to Bloomberg News. “As we gather more information we’ll begin to get a better idea of the post-vaccination rates and hopefully be able to get more detailed information by age group.”
Here are some significant developments:
• None Federal regulators have approved and extended the shelf life of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by six weeks, shortly before millions of doses reach their expiration dates.
• None With coronavirus vaccines available to adolescents and adults, regulators are now turning their attention to possibly authorizing shots for children as young as 6 months.
• None British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said during the Group of Seven summit Thursday that member nations will pledge to give 1 billion vaccine doses to poorer countries and help inoculate the world by the end of next year, according to the Associated Press
• None The United States on Wednesday reported a 7-day rolling average of 16,219 new infections . Since Dec. 14, 2020, more than 305 million doses …
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