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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

Team offers step-by-step tool for safe immunization
Release Date: September 2, 2008

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. 

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/newsDetail.aspx?id=5262

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