collects information about adverse events that occur after vaccines are administered, it should be noted that a report is not a confirmation that a vaccine caused the event.
Of these measles-vaccine related adverse event reports to VAERS
, 329 were deaths, with over half of the deaths occurring in children under three years of age.
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS
): About VAERS
A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) described the reports on the HPV4 vaccine received by the VAERS
for the first 2 1/2 years after licensure.
Here is a summary of serious adverse-event reports submitted to VAERS
between June 8, 2006, and August 31, 2008.
21) han analizado la posibilidad de que la VAERS
fuera influenciada por factores externos, tales como la difusion de la asociacion entre la aplicacion de vacunas conteniendo timerosal y el autismo, por parte de la prensa norteamericana y/o por razones judiciales; no obstante, de acuerdo al estudio de esta fuente de datos, se ha establecido que el 62% (33/53) de los reportes de autismo, atribuidos a las vacunas administradas desde 1994 hasta 1997, en los Estados Unidos, fueron recibidos antes de la publicacion del primer estudio que estableciera tal asociacion causal, en abril de 2001; por lo que, se ha descartado los sesgos atribuidos a estos factores (3).
was not conceived as a means of detecting medication errors and there is no requirement to report medication errors to the FDA at this time.
telephone number is 800/822-7967 and the Web site is http://www.
When you expressed your concerns regarding the VAERS
data and said how more deaths were occurring from immunizations than from the measles virus itself, I felt a need to further investigate.
Between June 2006 and March 2012, the VAERS
received 20,663 reports of adverse reactions to human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, including 348 life-threatening reactions, 581 that led to permanent disability, and 73 deaths.
This elevated risk matches past clinical trials data and VAERS
reports, and is comparable to the risk profile of inflammatory or allergic events following Td vaccination.
Manufacturers, state health coordinators, health care providers, and parents may submit reports of adverse events to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS
) by calling 800-8227967, visiting the VAERS
Web site (http://vaers.