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Covid-19 vaccines and myocarditis link explored by researchers

As U.S. health authorities expand use of the leading Covid-19 vaccines, researchers investigating heart-related risks associated with the injections are exploring several emerging theories, including one targeting the spike protein made in response to vaccination. .

Researchers aren’t sure why messenger RNA vaccines, one from Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE and the other from Moderna Inc., are likely to cause the inflammatory heart disease myocarditis and pericarditis in a small number of cases.