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Did you know that COVID19 vaccines can trigger a type of hepatitis, called immune-mediated hepatitis, which requires long-term immune suppression?

Did you know that COVID19 vaccines can trigger a type of hepatitis, called immune-mediated hepatitis, which requires long-term immune suppression?

"Liver damage was observed after both mRNA and vector based vaccines, while the time from vaccine administration to symptom onset ranged from 4 days after the first dose to 6 weeks after the second dose ... Our analysis highlights that activated cytotoxic CD8 T cells, including vaccine-induced peak-specific CD8 T cells, could contribute to disease pathogenesis ... In summary, the BNTb163b2 vaccine can trigger immune-mediated hepatitis via mechanisms linked to vaccine-induced cellular immunity ... In patients with hepatitis occurring after the first dose of the vaccine, additional doses may trigger significant hepatic autoimmunity and require long-term immune suppression. "

Photos: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35461912

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