Belgium Drops Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine for Young People Due to Heart Inflammation Risk
by Paul Alexander
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According to a Brussels Times report, the country stopped using Moderna’s jab as a primary shot for those younger than 31-years-old in December 2021. Instead, the country began recommending the Pfizer vaccine for initial vaccination despite also being linked to cardiac inflammation.
Following the advice of the country’s Superior Health Council, Moderna vaccines were reallocated for booster doses. Half the standard dose would be injected to Belgians aged between 18 and 30-years-old. Joris Moonens, a spokesman for the country’s care and health agency, said the Moderna vaccine “will be used for the rest of the booster vaccination campaign unless the scientific insights into its use change.”
Gudrun Briat, a spokeswoman for Belgium’s vaccination task force, said the move was based on research showing a higher risk of cardiac inflammation. She told Brussels Times: “The decision for the basic vaccination of 18- to 30-year-olds is based on international knowledge of possible side effects. We took this decision as a precaution.”