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Adverse Events After MMR or MMRV Vaccine in Infants Adverse Events After MMR or MMRV Vaccine in Infants
How safe are these vaccines in infants less than 9 months old?The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 23, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Top-Line Questions From Moms About MMR
We all want our children to be safe and healthy. Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease, but, fortunately, we can prevent it with immunizations. The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is safe and the best way to protect your child against measles and other diseases. I understand that some parents are concerned about vaccines. The evidence about the vaccine's safety and benefits is strong and consistent. There is a lot of inaccurate information circulating about the measles vaccine, so let's make sure we separate the facts from the myths. If you have any concerns or questions, talk to your child's health...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles Outbreak, Measles Vaccine: Top Questions Answered
By: Tia Ghose, Rachael Rettner and Tanya Lewis Published: 02/06/2015 10:17 AM EST on LiveScience The U.S. measles outbreak now includes at least 102 infected people in 14 states. Most of the cases have been tied to Disneyland in Southern California. The outbreak has many people wondering why a disease that was eradicated from the United States in the year 2000 is now infecting so many people, and what role vaccination requirements may have had in the outbreak. We asked experts to explain how the vaccine works and why the outbreak is happening now. Why is the outbreak happening now? Most of the cases of measles reported ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 9, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

MMRV Vaccine Safe, With Rare Adverse Effects MMRV Vaccine Safe, With Rare Adverse Effects
Several of the evaluated adverse outcomes occurred rarely to not at all after vaccination with either MMR + V or the newer MMRV. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 6, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Delaying routine vaccines does not increase seizure risk, but vaccinating does
(NaturalNews) You might want to sit down for this: A new study found that delaying the MMR vaccine or MMR and varicella combo vaccine (MMRV) could increase your child's risk of getting a fever-related seizure.This cohort "study" analyzed 323,247 vaccinated children to examine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combined MMRV vaccine shows slight rise in adverse events
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) The combined measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine shows a slightly increased risk of febrile seizures in children, compared with the previously separate vaccines for MMR and varicella (chickenpox) (MMR+V), according to an article in CMAJ. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 9, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Delaying Childhood Vaccines Ups Postvaccine Seizure RiskDelaying Childhood Vaccines Ups Postvaccine Seizure Risk
Delaying the first MMR and MMRV vaccines beyond 15 months of age may double the low risk for postvaccine seizures. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety
WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Jennifer Shu, MD For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance — protecting your child against disease naturally helps you sleep better at night — but also anxiety about side effects and reactions. With misinformation about vaccines and health problems, it can be difficult for a parent to sort it all out. For help, WebMD turned to the CDC’s Frank DeStefano, MD, MPH, director of its immunization safety office. Are there dangerous side effects or reactions to childhood vaccines? Fortunately, dangerous side effects or reactions to vaccines are fe...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mreal197 Tags: WebMD News Source Type: news