COVID-19 shots unlikely to prompt rare inflammation in kids

  • FILE - Medical personnel vaccinate students at a school in New Orleans on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. U.S. data suggests it is unlikely that COVID-19 vaccines might trigger a rare inflammatory condition linked with the virus in children, according to a study published Tuesday, Feb. 22. Researchers from the CDC and other institutions analyzed vaccine surveillance data in their study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. (AP Photo/Ted Jackson, File)

COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to trigger a rare inflammatory condition linked to coronavirus infection in children, according to an analysis of U.S. government data published Tuesday.