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3h.5 What are some of the risks of the meningococcal vaccine?




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This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax lynng@alsirat.com with numerous contributions by others.

3h.5 What are some of the risks of the meningococcal vaccine?

Adverse reactions are infrequent and mild, mostly redness at the
injection site for 1-2 days. Up to 2% of children vaccinated will
experience transient fever (Health Information for the International
Traveller, 1992).

 

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