With federal sign-offs, all U.S. adults are now eligible for coronavirus vaccine boosters

But data on side effects presented for the first time Friday provided reassurance: Out of 26 million mRNA boosters given in the U.S., there were a dozen confirmed reports of myocarditis and a further 38 pending studies, said Tom Shimabukuro, a CDC vaccine safety official. . , referring to preliminary data from one vaccine safety monitoring system. The median age of the dozens confirmed with myocarditis is 51. Ten were discharged from the hospital and six recovered from the symptoms, he said.

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