Today’s headlines on MSNBC Health read, “FDA deems chickenpox shot safe” and Yahoo’s Health News headlines read “Serious side effects of chickenpox vaccine rare.” Safe with rare serious side effects?
What is a serious side effect? Rashes and fevers as a result of the shot? Odd genetic mutations resulting in coarse monkey hairs growing out of the injection site? How about death, is that serious enough for you?
According to the FDA, further study is needed but as stated in the Yahoo article, “most of the vaccine’s adverse effects are minor.”
Some Highlights according to the articles:
— Fourteen deaths were reported during the chickenpox vaccine study.
— If exposed to chickenpox after being vaccinated against it, one in ten children may still contract chickenpox.
— Some doctors recommend against the vaccine for various reasons.
According to the study, one could say that Chickenpox is usually mild but can be severe in persons with impaired immune systems. One could also say that the side effects from the Chickenpox vaccine are usually mild but can be severe in persons with impaired immune systems.
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