Regarding the new coronavirus vaccine of Moderna and Pfizer, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has called attention as a serious side reaction to medical institutions because of the rare occurrence of "myocarditis" that causes inflammation of the heart muscle in young men. I decided to ask for a report.

Overseas, young men vaccinated with Moderna have rarely been reported to have symptoms of "myocarditis" or "pericarditis" that cause inflammation of the heart muscle and pericardium, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare reported that teens and 20 We are asking the local government to communicate the risks to men in their teens.



According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, by the 14th of last month in Japan, 81.79 teens and 48.76 teens, and Pfizer 15.66 teens and 13.32 teens had myocarditis and pericardium per million men. Symptoms of suspected pericarditis have been reported.



On the 3rd, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare proposed to hold an expert group to call attention to the vaccines of Moderna and Pfizer by clearly stating myocarditis and pericarditis as "significant side reactions" in their respective package inserts. ..



In addition, if the inoculated person has myocarditis within 28 days, the medical institution will be requested to report in detail in accordance with the law.



The proposal was approved by the subcommittee, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will notify the local government soon.

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