Risk of myocarditis in adolescents significantly reduced after receiving only one dose of Comirnaty, HKUMed finds; adolescents urged to get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Date: 25 January, 2022

Associated Publications:
Carditis After COVID-19 Vaccination With a Messenger RNA Vaccine and an Inactivated Virus Vaccine
https://doi.org/10.7326/M21-3700


Epidemiology of Acute Myocarditis/Pericarditis in Hong Kong Adolescents Following Comirnaty Vaccination
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab989

HKUMed finds COVID-19 vaccines in Hong Kong safe for various vulnerable patient groups; encourages vaccine uptake by these patients to prevent severe COVID-19 complications

Date: 28th February, 2022

Associated Publications:

Multimorbidity and adverse events of special interest associated with Covid-19 vaccines in Hong Kong

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28068-3

Two-dose COVID-19 vaccination and possible arthritis flare among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Hong Kong

http://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221571

Lack of inflammatory bowel disease flare-up following two-dose BNT162b2 vaccine: a population-based cohort study

http://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2021-326860

Post-Covid-19-vaccination adverse events and healthcare utilization among individuals with or without previous SARS-CoV-2 infection

https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13453