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Study on myocarditis in adolescents in Thailand raises concerns about COVID vaccine impact on youth.
  • Dr. MacMillan discusses a pre-print study on myocarditis in adolescents in Thailand. 0:14

  • Question raised about actively monitoring post-vaccination myocarditis in young individuals. 1:10

  • Explanation of heart muscle structure and function provided for context. 1:45

Cardiac effects of COVID-19 vaccines in adolescents and the need for more research on children's myocarditis risk.
  • Myocardial fibrosis can result from myocarditis inflammation, leading to irreversible damage. 2:55

  • Study on cardiovascular effects of BNT162b2 vaccine in adolescents found cases of pericarditis and myocarditis. 4:07

  • Importance of monitoring for clinical myocarditis symptoms in children post-vaccination. 5:02

  • Calls for more basic research on children’s vaccine effects and risks. 5:31

Study finds concerning rates of myocarditis in young athletes post-infection, highlighting lack of research on COVID vaccines in children.
  • Study identified 2.3% of competitive athletes with clinical and subclinical myocarditis. 6:14

  • Research included cardiac MRI and echocardiograms, emphasizing the need for standard monitoring in children. 6:29

  • Urgent call for more proactive research on myocarditis post-vaccination in the youth. 7:08

  • Preliminary findings show alarming numbers of myocarditis cases in a cohort of 300 children. 7:44

  • Links provided for preprint paper and additional insights on COVID-19 via substack. 8:01