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  • Below is a list of ingredients you might find in a flu vaccine.

    What Ingredients Are in a Flu Shot?

    There are many options when you get a flu shot, so it is a good idea to be familiar with the ingredients. You can choose vaccines with live or inactivated...

  • Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects.

    Pertussis Vaccine Side Effects

    Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects....

  • Health officials nationwide are urging parents and guardians to make sure their summer plans include an appointment to get back-to-school immunizations for their children.

    Updated Guidelines for Back-to-School Immunizations

    Health officials nationwide are urging parents and guardians to make sure their summer plans include an appointment to get back-to-school immunizations for their children. Many states have laws barring students...

  • Information on the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines DTaP, Tdap, common & severe side effects, history, and prescribing information for patients and doctors.

    Pertussis Vaccine

    Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious lung infection that is preventable with the DTaP pertussis vaccine for children, or the Tdap pertussis booster shot for teenagers and adults. What is...

  • National support group provides information on tetanus vaccine side effects, including severe & common side effects, prescribing information, and where to find more information.

    Tetanus Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common side effects of tetanus (lockjaw) vaccines are mild injection-site reactions, but there are also rare reports of severe neurological disorders, seizures, encephalitis, and more. What are tetanus...

  • Vaccine Against Tetanus, DTaP, Tdap, Td, DT

    Tetanus Vaccine

    Tetanus (lockjaw) is a disease that is preventable with the DTaP tetanus vaccine for children, Tdap tetanus vaccine for teenagers and adults, and Td tetanus booster shots for adults every...