Anaphylaxis to Vaccines Mary S. Hayney, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, BCPS Introduction Anaphylaxis following immunization is very rare—about one case per 1.5 million doses of vaccine. However, immunizing pharmacists must be ready to respond quickly with each immunization, because anaphylaxis can occur without warning at any time. Classic anaphylaxis is mediated by a class of antibodies […]
Truth about Cervarix: A modern history lesson
By: Grace Filby Posted 12 December 2010 (Introduction: Grace Filby has been following the HPV vaccination program in the United Kingdom since its inception in 2008. What she has documented is a history of deception, missing information and falsehoods put forth as facts by pharmaceutical companies, government health officials, medical professionals and the press. The information she […]
Vaccine Hypersensitivity – Update and Overview
By: Philipp J. Fritsche, et al. Summary Concerns about possible reactions to vaccines or vaccinations are frequently raised. However, the rate of reported vaccine-induced adverse events is low and ranges between 4.8–83.0 per 100 000 doses of the most frequently used vaccines. The number of true allergic reactions to routine vaccines is not known; estimations […]
Anaphylaxis following quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination.
By: Julia M.L. Brotherton, MD HPH, et al Published at www.cmaj.ca on Sept. 1, 2008. Background: In 2007, Australia implemented the National human papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Program, which provides quadrivalent HPV vaccine free to all women aged 12–26 years. Following notification of 7 presumptive cases of anaphylaxis in the state of New South Wales, […]