Ever wondered about protecting yourself against meningitis? Learn about the options, benefits, and risks of meningococcal vaccines:
As part of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (NCVIA), health professionals and vaccine manufacturers are able to report adverse events that occur following a routine vaccine injection. In response, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) in 1990 as a means for tracking this information. Learn more about the VAERS program:
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 150 related viruses, each corresponding with a unique number to denote the HPV type. The CDC estimates that 14 million people are infected with HPV each year. Although most cases of HPV can be resolved without medical intervention, in some instances the virus can lead to more significant complications, like cancer.
Many enjoy the 40-60% efficacy of protection offered by the influenza vaccine without issue, but some patients do experience complications. With the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, it is possible to receive compensation for your flu shot injury.
The CDC recommends that children receive the first dose of the MMR vaccination from 12-15 months, and the second dose at 4-6 years. Adults born after 1956 who have not been vaccinated should receive at least one dose of the vaccine, but how does it protect us?
New to vaccine injury litigation? Good news – we’re not! Learn about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation program and how you may be eligible to receive compensation for your vaccine injury claim:
DTaP is a vaccine given to infants and young children and is administered in 5 separate shots. Licensed in 2005, the CDC estimates that these vaccines will prevent 732,000 deaths of children born between 1994 and 2013. The vaccination protects against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis.