Vaccine-Related Anaphylaxis

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

Reactions to vaccines are rare. Most common are mild discomfort, swelling or itching. Rarely, children may experience a more severe reaction called anaphylaxis-a potentially life-threatening reaction involving swelling and possible death. Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed the vaccine records in the Vaccine Safety Datalink from January 2009 through December…

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Article Reference:

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 10/15