News & Perspective

Feb 23, 2011

Feb 23, 2011

CDC explores pneumococcal vaccine link to kids' febrile seizures

(CIDRAP News) – In their ongoing investigation of febrile seizures in young children who were vaccinated against flu this season, experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that they have detected a small excess risk of the condition in those who received the vaccine alongside the new pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014
Infant vaccination

Studies yield varied findings on pneumococcal vaccines

The 13-valent vaccine for young kids was shown more effective than the 23-valent version for older adults.

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