Measles vaccines don't increase febrile seizure risk in children

04/2/2012 |

The risk of febrile seizure was not higher in children who received the measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox combined vaccine or the measles-mumps-rubella and chickenpox vaccine compared with those who had only one of the vaccines, a study found. The findings, based on data from 86,750 children ages 4 to 6 enrolled in the Vaccine Safety Datalink program from January 2000 to October 2008, appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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