Category: ‘Uncategorized’

Pregnancy

🛑 [Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after tetanus vaccination of a pregnant woman in Senegal]. Although neurological complications have been described after tetanus vaccinations, they are rare. The authors report a case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in a 28-year-old pregnant woman at a gestational age of 10 weeks, admitted 15 days after a tetanus vaccination, with […]

Ophthalmological

Ampiginous choroiditis following quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine “A 17-year-old female was referred for new-onset vision loss in both eyes 3 weeks after being vaccinated with the quadrivalent HPV vaccine. A standard dose of 0.5 ml was injected intramuscularly into the left deltoid without any resulting skin reaction. Her medical history was significant for depression […]

Pneumococcal

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 […]

Immune System

Application of the immunological disease continuum to study autoimmune and other inflammatory events after vaccination. #Autoimmunity #Molecular #Mimicry #Immune #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/21036134 — Can influenza H1N1 vaccination lead to the membranous glomerulonephritis? #Kidney #H1N1 #Influenza #Flu #Immune #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22771654/ — A case of Evans’ syndrome following influenza vaccine. “CASE REPORT: A 50-year-old man with […]

Failure

Vaccine failure and vaccine-induced infection: Note: Also see the category shedding — Acute flaccid paralysis surveillance indicators in the Democratic Republic of Congo during 2008-2014. “Of the 13,749 AFP cases investigated, 58.9% received at least three doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV), 7.3% never received OPV, while the status of 18.3% was unknown.” #Polio #Paralysis […]

Rotavirus

Adventitious agents in viral vaccines: Lessons learned from 4 case studies “The four cases are: a) SV40 in polio vaccines; b) bacteriophage in measles and polio vaccines; c) reverse transcriptase in measles and mumps vaccines; and d) porcine circovirus and porcine circovirus DNA sequences in rotavirus vaccines.” #Contamination #SV40 #Polio #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch #Rotavirus #Measles #MMR […]

Respiratory

Also see the category, asthma . — Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccination. #Lung #Respiratory #H1N1 #Influenza #Flu #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/21048370/ — Acute Lung Injury Accompanying Alveolar Hemorrhage Associated with Flu Vaccination in the Elderly. #Lung #Respiratory #Influenza #Flu #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26666611/ — Adverse events following vaccination in premature […]

Rabies

🛑 Adverse effect versus quality control of the Fuenzalida-Palacios antirabies vaccine. “We evaluated the components of the Fuenzalida-Palacios antirabies vaccine, which is till used in most developing countries in human immunization for treatment and prophylaxis. This vaccine is prepared from newborn mouse brains at 1% concentration. Even though the vaccine is considered to have a […]

POTS

POTS – Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome  —- Current Safety Concerns with Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: A Cluster Analysis of Reports in VigiBase® (2017) “Cluster analysis reveals additional reports of AEs following HPV vaccination that are serious in nature and describe symptoms that overlap those reported in cases from the recent safety signals (POTS, CRPS, and CFS), […]

Gastrointestinal

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 cause of death in 384 (51%) of 749 […]

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