CDC Advisory Committee Will Meet to Discuss Reports of Myocarditis in Young People After COVID Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices planned to hold an emergency meeting on June 18 to discuss the benefit-risk of COVID mRNA vaccines in adolescents and young adults following a higher-than-expected number of reports of heart inflammation following the vaccines. The meeting is now scheduled to take place during the regularly scheduled advisory committee meeting June 23-25.