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A vaccine is a medical product. Vaccines, though they are designed to protect from disease, can cause side effects, just as any medication can. Most side effects from vaccination are mild, such as soreness, swelling, or redness at the injection site...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Side effects, Adverse events
Source:
History of Vaccines
Language:
English
A series of short films showing the impact that infectious diseases have had on individuals and their families.
Countries:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Topic:
films, meningitis, measles, HPV vaccine, meningococcal septicaemia, whooping cough, rubella, shingles
Source:
Vaccine Knowledge Project
Language:
English
Date of issue:
10 October, 2016
A page with recommendations for specific personal cases. Questions vary and include protection for future trips, schedule vaccination, eligibility to get a particular vaccine and others.
Countries:
France
Topic:
cases
Source:
MesVaccins
Language:
French
This page, by Institute for Vaccine Safety - J. Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, provides testimony and letters regarding vaccine safety issues divided in state and federal issues. In this page the Institute for Vaccine Safety states that...
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Thimerosal, Legislation
Source:
Institute for Vaccine Safety
Language:
English
A part of the Canadian Immunization Guide, this section defines contraindications and precautions. It also identifies common concerns and provides information to assist vaccine providers in responding to those concerns. In most cases, these concerns...
Countries:
Canada
Topic:
Contraindications, Precautions, Concerns
Source:
PHAC
Language:
English
Resource URL:
Presentation of PATH's work to improve vaccine delivery and immunization coverage through improved collection, reporting, and usage of data. Includes a list of resources.
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
data
Source:
PATH
Language:
English
AusVaxSafety, surveillance system, is a national system collecting real-time data on adverse event experienced among children under 5 years old of age who had received a seasonal influenza vaccine. Preliminary data demonstrate that the 2015 vaccines...
Countries:
Australia
Topic:
surveillance, data
Source:
NCIRS
Language:
English
A fact sheet, published May 2012, that helps people decide if vaccine information is accurate. There are 9 points that every navigator is advised to check: i) is it clear who owns the website? ii) does the website clearly state its purpose? iii) is...
Countries:
Canada
Source:
Immunize Canada
Language:
English
Some of the most common myths and facts about vaccines.
Countries:
Canada
Topic:
MMR
Source:
Caring for kids CPS
Language:
English
A general paragraph explaining that vaccine’s benefits outweigh its risks. Examples of 4 different vaccines (hepatitis B, old pertussis, pneumococcal, rotavirus) are given. Also, there is a short video part of the Talking About Vaccines with Dr....
Countries:
United States of America (the)
Topic:
Vaccine safety
Source:
Vaccine Education Center at CHOP
Language:
English
Resource URL:

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