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Vaccine adverse events: separating myth from reality.

@article{Kimmel2002VaccineAE,
  title={Vaccine adverse events: separating myth from reality.},
  author={Sanford R. Kimmel},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2002},
  volume={66 11},
  pages={
          2113-20
        }
}
  • S. Kimmel
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Medicine
  • American family physician
Vaccines have turned many childhood diseases into distant memories in industrialized countries. However, questions have been raised about the safety of some vaccines because of rare but serious adverse effects that have been attributed to them. Pain, swelling, and redness at the injection site are common local reactions to vaccines. Fever and irritability may occur after some immunizations. Currently, no substantial evidence links measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to autism, or hepatitis B vaccine… 

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