Most Vaccine-Allergic Children Can Still Be Safely Vaccinated, Hopkins Experts Say - 09/02/2008
Most Vaccine-Allergic Children Can Still Be Safely Vaccinated, Hopkins Experts Say
With close monitoring and a few standard precautions, nearly all children with known or suspected vaccine allergies can be safely immunized, according to a team of vaccine safety experts led by the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Writing in the September issue of Pediatrics, the multicenter research team offers pediatricians a step-by-step tool for quickly identifying children with allergic reactions to vaccines, and a much-needed guide, they say, to safely immunize those who are allergic.
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