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Vaccines in the short-term may accelerate the transition from subclinical MS to overt autoimmunity in patients with existing disease

Vaccines and the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis and Other Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases JAMA Neurol. Published online October 20, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.2633 Importance  Because vaccinations are common, even a small increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other acquired central… Read More ›

Individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of pertussis for each additional acellular dose received (as compared to receipt of a DTwP dose) between ages 1-24 months

Contact: Vincent Staupe vstaupe@golinharris.com 415-318-4386 Kaiser Permanente Whole-cell vaccine was more effective than acellular vaccine during California pertussis outbreak OAKLAND, Calif., May 20, 2013 — Whole-cell pertussis vaccines were more effective at protecting against pertussis than acellular pertussis vaccines during… Read More ›