Draft Myocarditis Case Definition (Version_1.4.2_30.May.2021)

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In the recent weeks, there have been reports of myocarditis occurring after COVID-19 vaccinations with Moderna or Pfizer vaccines (mRNA vaccines). To further our understanding of a possible association of cases observed with myocarditis and/or pericarditis following receipt of COVID-19 vaccines, Cardiovascular Injury CEPI-Brighton Working Group has drafted the following case definition. Members of this Brighton Collaboration Working Group are listed here.

Click here to view the most recent version (Version_1.4.2_30.May.2021) of the draft myocarditis case definition.

Click here to view the pictorial algorithm for myocarditis

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