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  • Meningococcal Vaccine Side Effects

    Meningococcal Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common meningococcal vaccine side effects are injection-site pain, fatigue, muscle aches, and fever. In rare cases, the vaccine causes allergic reactions or other severe side effects. What are...

  • Pneumonia Vaccine Side Effects

    Pneumococcal Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common pneumococcal vaccine side effects are drowsiness, loss of appetite, arm soreness or swelling, fever, and headache. In rare cases, it causes severe allergic reactions. What are pneumococcal...

  • Vaccine Against Pneumonia PPSV and PCV

    Pneumococcal Vaccine

    PCV13 and PPSV23 are two types of pneumonia vaccines that reduce the risk of severe infections with the pneumococcal bacteria Streptococcus pneumonias. These infections are usually mild, but children are...

  • Vaccine against Meningococcal Meningitis

    Meningococcal Vaccine

    The meningococcal vaccines MenACWY, MenB, and MPSV4 protect against a bacteria that causes meningitis (brain inflammation). The vaccine is recommended for all teenagers at 11 or 12 years old. What...

  • Rubella Vaccine Immunization Information

    Rubella Vaccine

    Rubella (German Measles) can be prevented with the MMR vaccine. One dose is 97% effective at preventing rubella. Vaccine programs eliminated rubella in the U.S. in 2004, but it is...

  • side effects of rubella vaccines

    Rubella Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common rubella vaccine side effects are fever and a mild rash. There are also reports of severe side effects like seizures, thrombocytopenia, allergic reactions, and even death. What...

  • side effects of mumps vaccine

    Mumps Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common mumps vaccine side effects are fever, mild rash, and gland swelling in the cheeks. There are also rare reports of seizures, bleeding disorders, and allergic reactions. What...

  • side effects of the measles vaccine

    Measles Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common measles vaccine side effects are fever and a measles-like skin rash. Some children develop a mild measles illness or severe allergic reactions from MMR vaccines. What are...