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My patient had an episode of myocarditis following COVID-19 vaccination. Can they be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future?

Development of myocarditis or pericarditis within 3 weeks after a dose of any COVID-19 vaccine is a precaution to a subsequent dose of any COVID-19 vaccine, and subsequent doses should generally be avoided. Under certain conditions, the clinical team may determine that benefits of vaccination outweigh risks. See CDC’s detailed guidance for additional information about these clinical considerations:

Last reviewed: October 26, 2023

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