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Germany advises on Covid-19 vaccine CHOICE for under-30s


November 10, 2021

Germany’s vaccine advisory committee has recommended that those under 30 years of age receive Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid jab, citing increased incidences of post-vaccination heart inflammation in young people with Moderna’s shot.

Announcing its advice in a statement released on Wednesday, the body – known by its acronym STIKO – said that current reporting indicates that heart muscle and pericardial inflammation in boys and girls, as well as in young men and women under 30, was more frequently seen following vaccination with Moderna’s Spikevax, in comparison to Pfizer’s Comirnaty.

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