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Kenyan Baby Dies After Receiving Measles Vaccine

Kenyan Baby Dies After Receiving Measles Vaccine

A baby in Bomet county in Kenya died earlier this week shortly after receiving the measles vaccine at a government health center in the town of Mogogosiek. Four other babies—all under one year of age—were also given the measles vaccine at the health center and became swollen and critically ill.

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness a ‘Dismal 10 Percent’

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness a ‘Dismal 10 Percent’

On Feb. 26, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated the effectiveness of the vaccine against the predominant influenza A H3N2 viruses for the 2014-2015 season at 18 percent—a level reportedly described by CDC researchers as having “little to no efficacy.”

Dengvaxia Vaccine May Lead to More Cases of Dengue

Dengvaxia Vaccine May Lead to More Cases of Dengue

Sanofi Pasteur announced that its dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, may lead to more severe cases of dengue fever in some people—a warning it relayed after the vaccine was already administered to more than 700,000 children in the Philippines. Those at risk, according to Sanofi, are people…

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