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NNii provides up-to-date information on immunization science. This section contains synopses of articles from the scientific, peer-reviewed literature related to vaccines and immunization. Each synopsis includes a comment from NNii intended to guide readers on the strengths, weaknesses and implications of the study.


Hepatitis B Vaccine (4 Articles)

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine and the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

    It has been suggested that the hepatitis B vaccine could cause demyelinating neurological disorders, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. This study examines the risk of developing MS after hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Hepatitis B Birth Immunization and Neonatal Death

    Hepatitis B vaccine (HBV) is widely administered to newborns both in the United States and worldwide. This study found no association between newborn immunization with HBV and death during the first month of life.
  • Effects of the Joint Statement on Thimerosal on Hepatitis B Immunization

    Misinterpretation of the recommendations in the 1999 joint statement by US PHS and AAP on thimerosal in vaccines resulted in a significant decline of hepatitis B vaccine coverage for infants born to unscreened women.
  • Impact of Hepatitis B Vaccine

    This Canadian study shows that immunization of preadolescents with hepatitis B vaccine eliminated infections in adolescents in British Columbia.
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