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Title: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
|Entered By: Ira M Maurer/LymeNet||Date Created: 02/01/2000|
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Vaccine Adverse Event
Reporting System (VAERS)
The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is a Cooperative Program for Vaccine Safety of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). VAERS is a post-marketing safety surveillance program, collecting information about adverse events (side effects) that occur after the administration of US licensed vaccines. Reports are welcome from all concerned individuals: patients, parents, health care providers, pharmacists, and vaccine manufacturers.
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