WATCH | Anatomy 101: What Covid-19 does to your heart

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South Africa’s teenagers can get one shot of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine.

There are some concerns about the safety of the jab in younger people.

One side effect possibly worrying parents is heart inflammation. This has been reported more often in teen boys than girls.

But it’s still worth getting your shot.

Teens are six times more likely to develop heart inflammation from Covid-19 than from Pfizer’s vaccine.

*This story was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Sign up for the newsletter.

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