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Both vaccines are safe. As with any medicine, there is always the possibility of a serious problem, such as an allergic reaction.
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Both the vaccines for hepatitis A and the vaccines for hepatitis B can provide full protection.
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For the hepatitis A vaccine: Two doses of the vaccine given as shots six months apart are recommended for complete protection. Children should...
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Some consumers are concerned about the use of thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative, in vaccines. Since 2001, with the exception of some...
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If you are pregnant, you should not receive MMR, varicella, or zoster vaccines. These vaccines are made from live attenuated viruses and potentially...
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There are two major categories of vaccines.The first category of vaccine is made from live viruses that have been "attenuated" or weakened so that...
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The U.S. National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act provides a "no fault" compensation mechanism for people injured by vaccines.
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Vaccine-preventable diseases are indeed infrequent in the United States because of the success of the vaccine program. However, if people stop...
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Vaccines are medications that boost our ability to fight off certain diseases. Many of the vaccine-preventable diseases are highly contagious and...
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Your child may get RotaTeq at the same time as other childhood vaccines.
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When you receive a vaccine, it helps your body to create antibodies. Antibodies are the body's defenses that fight off any foreign substances (germs)...
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Inactivated influenza vaccine and tetanus vaccines may be given at the same time as, or at any time before or after a dose of pneumococcal vaccine...
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