Tags: ‘Tetanus’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hib

🛑 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 […]

Macrophagic Myofasciitis

‘ASIA’ – autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants. #Autoimmunity #ASIA #Aluminum #Gulf #War #Syndrome #Macrophagic #Myofasciitis #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/20708902/ — Biopersistence and Brain Translocation of Aluminum Adjuvants of Vaccines Concerns about the use of aluminum adjuvants have emerged following (i) recognition of their role at the origin of the so-called macrophagic myofasciitis (MMF) lesion in 2001 […]

Hepatitis A

Characteristics and viral propagation properties of a new human diploid cell line, Walvax-2, and its suitability as a candidate cell substrate for vaccine production. “We have developed a new HDCS, Walvax-2, which we derived from the lung tissue of a 3-month-old fetus.” #Human #Fetal #Tissue #Abortion #Human #Diploid #Cell #WalVax #Rabies #Varicella #Hepatitis A #Vaccine […]

Death

Acute Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Following DTP Vaccination: Report of a Fatal Case and Review of the Literature #Anemia #Death #Autoimmunity #DTP #AIHA #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/000992280104000610?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid — Acute encephalopathy followed by permanent brain injury or death associated with further attenuated measles vaccines: a review of claims submitted to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. #Measles #Vaccine […]

ADEM

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis — Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis After Influenza Vaccination: A Case Report “Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis developed in a 42-year-old woman within 3 weeks of receiving the seasonal influenza vaccine. She had 80% recovery after 3 months of treatment with methylprednisolone. Although cases of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after vaccination for influenza are rare, enough of […]

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