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Vaccine Safety

The information on these links will address, among other things, the common concerns parents and providers have about such things as: vaccine additives; relationship of vaccines to such conditions as autism, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS), and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); multiple injections; and common misconceptions about vaccinations.

Vaccine Safety -Breaking news and featured items on current vaccine safety issues.
Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events -CDC's National Immunization Program offers information on the basics of vaccine safety, as well as clinical information, common concerns, and related issues of interest.
Vaccine Safety: What You Need to Know -An overview of vaccine safety from the CDC's Immunization Safety Office.
Institute for Vaccine Safety -Recent literature and articles on vaccine issues.
The Anti-Vaccination Movement -Three article describing much of the data that shows no connection between vaccines and autism, and the continued efforts of the anti-vaccine movement in spite of this information.
National Network for Immunization Information (NNII) -Information for parents and health professionals on immunization science and immunization issues.
Thimerosal Information -Numerous journal articles gathered by the Immunization Action Coalition addressing the issue of thimerosal in vaccines.
Healthy Children.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Vaccine Safety, Chapter 4 of CDC's Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases.
Vaccine Safety, Cause or Coincidence?
Institute of Medicine (IOM) Reports