Asthma and Vaccines


Childhood Vaccinations and Risk of Asthma

It has been suggested that childhood vaccinations increase children’s risk of developing asthma. This study found no association between childhood asthma and DTP, MMR and oral polio vaccines.

Updated: July 21, 2004 | Read full article...

Influenza Vaccine and Asthma

Influenza vaccine is recommended for children with asthma. This study, however, found no evidence that influenza vaccination reduced the total number of asthma exacerbations or pneumonia in the following year.

Updated: July 29, 2004 | Read full article...

Vaccines and Asthma Among Full-Term Infants

This study shows that vaccinations given in the first 18 months of life are not associated with childhood asthma among full-term infants.

Updated: August 25, 2004 | Read full article...

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