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EU regulator lists new side effect of J&J COVID-19 injection

FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker that reads “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe can be seen in front of a featured Johnson & Johnson logo in this image, taken Oct. 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

(Reuters) – The European drug regulator on Thursday recommended adding a rare form of spinal inflammation as a side effect of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

It also reviewed reports of capillary leak syndrome following inoculation with Moderna’s injection.

The European Medicines Agency said there is currently insufficient evidence of a possible link between rare cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome with mRNA vaccines, including the injection of Moderna.

Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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