COVID-19 Vaccine Safety in Adolescents Aged 12–17 YearsOrganization: United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
"In preauthorization trials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, adolescents aged 12–17 years reported local and systemic mild and moderate reactions. Myocarditis has been observed after vaccination with mRNA vaccines in post authorization monitoring.
Local and systemic reactions after vaccination with Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were commonly reported by adolescents aged 12–17 years to U.S. vaccine safety monitoring systems, especially after dose 2. A small proportion of these reactions are consistent with myocarditis.
Mild local and systemic reactions are common among adolescents following Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and serious adverse events are rare. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices conducted a risk-benefit assessment and continues to recommend the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for all persons aged ≥12 years." - United States Centers for Disease Control
Product Type: Report
Category:Vaccine Safety and Development,Vaccine Safety,Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI),Monitoring and Surveillance,Vaccine Monitoring and Surveillance,Vaccine Monitoring,Outbreaks and Pandemics,COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Development
Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)
Monitoring and Surveillance
Vaccine Monitoring and Surveillance
Outbreaks and Pandemics
Region: United States
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