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Study Questions Seizure Risk of MMRV Vaccine

Study Questions Seizure Risk of MMRV Vaccine

A new study in Australia has found no evidence of an increased risk of febrile seizures when the combination vaccine MMRV is given for the 2nd dose in the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) immunization series.

/ August 21, 2017
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Mumps Outbreak Linked to Vaccine Shortfalls

As an increased number of mumps cases have been reported across the U.S. since the beginning of the year, some health officials say it may be time to consider adding a new vaccination dose to current immunization guidelines.

/ March 16, 2017
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Vaccine Worries Rise As Mumps Outbreaks Hit 10-Year Peak

Mumps outbreaks are spreading across the U.S. at their fastest rate in a decade — mostly in fully-vaccinated students. As new viruses emerge, so have concerns that the 50 year-old mumps vaccine may not work as well as Merck claims.

/ December 9, 2016