• CDC investigating heart inflammation after COVID-19 vaccine

    1 day ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., - Spectrum Health says they're evaluating one person after they reported chest pain following a COVID-19 vaccine.
    This comes one day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an uptick in myocarditis and pericarditis in young men following the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna vaccines.
    Physicians say the conditions cause inflammation of the heart and chest pain. Data shows the conditions disproportionately impact men in their early 20s and teen boys but impacts women too.
    A CDC advisory committee held an emergency meeting on Friday to...
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  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb on two positive Covid cases on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb on two positive Covid cases on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

    1 day ago - By CNBC

    Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb joins ‘Closing Bell' to discuss the two positive Covid cases on a Royal Caribbean ship. He adds that he has confidence in cruise liners' safety measures.
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  • Pfizer's Scott Gottlieb Weighs in on Emergency CDC Meeting to Address Cases of Heart Inflammation After Vaccination

    1 day ago - By Mediaite

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb , the former FDA commissioner who now serves on the board of Pfizer, weighed in on news that the CDC is calling an emergency meeting next week to discuss rare, but higher than expected cases of heart inflammation in young people who received doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
    The CDC said the cases have mostly involved 16 to 24 year-olds. There are more than 800 cases under review, according to the New York Times. Most are mild, though about a dozen people are hospitalized.
    “It's definitely a signal and it needs to be investigated by the FDA and the CDC,” Gottlieb...
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