News tagged with vaccine safety

More than 1 in 10 parents skip, delay kids' shots

(AP) -- By age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than 1 in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or delaying ...

Oct 03, 2011
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A physician's guide for anti-vaccine parents

In the limited time of an office visit, how can a primary care physician make the case to parents that their child should be vaccinated? During National Infant Immunization Week, a Mayo Clinic vaccine expert and a pediatrician ...

Apr 23, 2012
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Better regulation needed for kids' flu vaccine

Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Shingles vaccine is safe, according to new study

The herpes zoster vaccine, also known as the shingles vaccine, is generally safe and well tolerated according to a Vaccine Safety Datalink study of 193,083 adults published online in the Journal of Internal Medicine.

Apr 23, 2012
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