The role of media and the Internet on vaccine adverse event reporting: a case study of human papillomavirus vaccination.

@article{Eberth2014TheRO,
  title={The role of media and the Internet on vaccine adverse event reporting: a case study of human papillomavirus vaccination.},
  author={Jan M Eberth and Kimberly N Kline and David Andrew Moskowitz and Jane R. Montealegre and Michael Scheurer},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={289-95}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to determine the temporal association of print media coverage and Internet search activity with adverse events reports associated with the human papillomavirus vaccine Gardasil (HPV4) and the meningitis vaccine Menactra (MNQ) among United States adolescents. METHODS We used moderated linear regression to test the relationships between print media reports in top circulating newspapers, Internet search activity, and reports to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System… CONTINUE READING