June 24, Updates

Vaccine benefits outweigh rare heart risk, officials say

Federal health officials said most of the heart inflammation cases were mild and patients generally recovered. The risk of heart problems from COVID-19 is far greater, they noted.

Mixing of vaccines gains ground

More nations are allowing — and in some cases encouraging — mix-and-match inoculation, with people receiving a first shot of one vaccine, then a second shot of a different brand.