Childhood Vaccine Schedule Safe, IOM Says

Existing evidence suggests the childhood immunization schedule is safe, although research looking for potential safety concerns should continue, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine. The 14 committee members who looked into the issue acknowledged that vaccines carry some risks -- like any medication or intervention -- but found that the benefits outweigh those concerns. "In this most comprehensive examination of the immunization schedule to date, the IOM committee uncovered no...Full Story
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