Actualizaciones sobre la variante Delta

Hemos escuchado en las noticias y en medios sociales sobre la variante del COVID-19 llamada B.1.617.2 o Delta. Muchos se preguntan, qué es, dónde se ha propagado y si deberíamos preocuparnos. Esto es lo que necesita saber. Definiendo a la variante Delta La variante Delta está clasificada por los Centros para el Control y la […]

Small risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) associated with Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that reports to the U.S. Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) indicate a small risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) following receipt of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. About 100 preliminary reports of GBS have been filed with VAERS after the administration of 12.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine. The cases were largely […]

Myocarditis and pericarditis: Weighing the risks of these rare side effects

You may have heard about the risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after some COVID-19 vaccines. Understanding that the risk is extremely small and knowing what to watch out for after vaccination may help you decide what’s the best choice for you or your child. Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle. Pericarditis is an […]