Tags: ‘Pneumococcal’


? Hepatitis B vaccination and associated oral manifestations: a non-systematic review of literature and case reports. “After reviewing the literature, we observed that complications seen after Hepatitis B vaccination are sudden infant death syndrome, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, vasculititis optic neuritis, anaphylaxis, systemic lupus erytymatosus, lichen planus and neuro-muscular disorder.” #Sudden […]

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Also see categories hypotonic-hyporesponsive episodes and cardiorespiratory — Adverse events following Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, 1990-2013. “Includes 29 747 reports after Hib vaccines; 5179 (17%) were serious, including 896 reports of deaths. Median age was 6 months (range 0-1022 months). Sudden infant death syndrome was the stated […]


Abortive and subclinical poliomyelitis in a family during the 1992 epidemic in The Netherlands. “We describe a case of abortive poliomyelitis due to poliovirus type 3 (PV3) in an unvaccinated woman and a subclinical poliovirus infection in her family during an epidemic in the Netherlands. The woman excreted the epidemic strain (PV3) for 7 weeks. […]


Bordetella parapertussis outbreak in Southeastern Minnesota and the United States, 2014. (2017) “All patients were vaccinated against pertussis, suggesting that pertussis vaccination is ineffective against B. parapertussis.” #Pertussis #Vaccine #Failure #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28514288/ — ? [Complications of pertussis immunization (author transl)]. “16 cases of neurological disease and/or death shortly after pertussis immunization are reported. Eight patients […]


Hypotonic hyporesponsive episode and the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine. “Hypotensive-hyporesponsive episodes are rare events after immunizations performed for diphtheria, tetanus, Haemophilus influenzae type b and hepatitis B virus vaccines, but most of the reported episodes have been associated with pertussis-containing vaccines. We report the case of a 3-month-old girl, previously healthy otherwise, presenting with the unusual […]


Interstitial Pneumonia Associated with the Influenza Vaccine: A Report of Two Cases. #Pneumonia #Influenza #Flu #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28090052/ — Mycobacterium bovis lymphadenitis complicating BCG immunization in an infant with symptomatic HIV-1 infection. “A 3-month-old infant with HIV-1 infection who recently immigrated from Ethiopia developed regional lymphadenitis and systemic symptoms subsequent to BCG immunization. She was […]


? Adverse events associated with childhood vaccines other than pertussis and rubella. Summary of a report from the Institute of Medicine. “The committee found that the evidence favored acceptance of a causal relation between diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and Guillain-Barré syndrome and brachial neuritis, between measles vaccine and anaphylaxis, between oral polio vaccine and Guillain-Barré […]

Hypotonic-Hyporesponsive Episodes

“A hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (HHE) is a sudden and unexpected episode of loss of tone, unresponsiveness and colour change which uncommonly affects infants and children after vaccination.” – MS Gold, PubMed Near miss. Also see category, sudden infant death syndrome — Hypotonic and hyporesponsive episodes after diptheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccination. “Administration of the discontinued diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine was occasionally associated with a […]


Aseptic meningitis after transmission of the Leningrad-Zagreb mumps vaccine from vaccinee to susceptible contact. Vukić BT, et al. Vaccine. 2008. No abstract available PMID 18639602 #Recently #Vaccinated #Shedding #Mumps #Meningitis #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18639602/ — Aseptic meningitis after vaccination against measles and mumps. #Meningitis #Mumps #Vaccine #Failure #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/2726323/ — Aseptic meningitis as a complication of […]


Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis secondary to serogroup B meningococcal vaccine “•Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is rare in adults. •This is the first published case of ADEM secondary to serogroup B meningococcal vaccine. •Vaccination must be considered in the differential diagnosis of ADEM.” #ADEM #Neurological #Encephalomyelitis #Meningococcal #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/27772786/ — Adverse events following quadrivalent meningococcal CRM-conjugate […]

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