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Are vaccines safe?

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All vaccines are tested for safety under the supervision of the FDA. The vaccines are checked for purity, potency and safety, and the FDA and CDC monitor the safety of each vaccine for as long as it's in use.

Some people may be allergic to an ingredient in a vaccine, such as eggs in the influenza vaccine, and shouldn't get the vaccine until they've talked to their doctor.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2017

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 07, 2017

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