Magazine article Nutrition Health Review

A Review of Vaccines Being Used Currently as Noted by Their Makers and Some of Their Side Effects

Magazine article Nutrition Health Review

A Review of Vaccines Being Used Currently as Noted by Their Makers and Some of Their Side Effects

Article excerpt

Diphtheria

A toxiod derived from Corynebacterium diphtheria extoxin.

-- Can cause serve illness with or without fever

-- Can cause local irritation, and sterile abscess one or two weeks after injection.

-- Can cause anaphylactic reaction to vaccine.

Tetanus

Toxiod dirived from Clostridium tetanus exotoxin.

-- Can cause local redness and swelling.

-- Can cause severe illness with or without fever.

-- Can cause encephalopathic reaction to the vaccine.

Pertussis

Dervied from inactivated whole-cell becterial suspension of Bordetella pertussis.

-- Can cause Anaphlactic or enephalopathic reaction to the vacine.

-- Can cause moderate to severe illnemm with or without fever.

-- Can produce fever, irritability, swelling, sterile abscess, seizures, high fever, highpitched presistent crying.

Rubeola

Derived from live attenuated measles virus.

-- Can cause reaction to eggs, previous rubeola vaccine, or neomycin. Altered immune status. Fever, rash, rarely encephalitis.

Haemophilus Influenzae

Type b(Hib)

Derived from purified capsular polysacchride antigens conjugated to diphtheria protein, meningococcal protein, or tetanus protein. …

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