Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 13th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Smallpox vaccine-associated myopericarditis may have a similar presentation to acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The clinical records of 78 young patients (<40 years of age) presenting with ACS (n=16) or myocarditis after smallpox vaccination (n=62) were reviewed."
"Comparisons were made among clinical presentation, cardiac enzymes, echocardiographic findings, and electrocardiographic...
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