This site contains useful information on vaccines that are routinely recommended for most children, adolescents, adults and pregnant women in the United States. This information

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IVS partners with GVDN

IVS is a partner in the Global Vaccine Data Network™ and consortium creating Safety by Numbers, a newsletter supporting vaccine safety communication.

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Monitoring Vaccine Safety

Safety standards for vaccines are very high given they are used among healthy persons for prevention rather than treatment and it is often difficult to

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Vaccines and Breastfeeding

Smallpox and yellow fever vaccinations should not be given to women who are currently breastfeeding. Both vaccine viruses have been transmitted to infants from breastfeeding

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Vaccines and Pregnancy

Below is a table summarizing the recommended use of vaccines during pregnancy in the U.S. Included in this table is information most relevant to women

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