Mumps Booster Vaccine Efficacy Questioned

Mumps The 2006 mumps outbreak in the US has affected also those who got the second booster shot, introduced in 1990. This came as a surprise for many experts, as it was widely believed that the second shot would boost immunity to a high level and for a longer period of time. The virus is…

Hepatitis B Vaccination Increases Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Hepatitis B Vaccination Increases Multiple Sclerosis Risk Laurie Barclay, MD Sept. 13, 2004 Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination increases the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to the results of a nested, case-control study published in the Sept. 14 issue of Neurology. “Our analyses include 163 cases of MS and 1,604 controls,” lead author…

MMR Vaccination and Autism Study

MMR Vaccination and Autism Study Controversy swirls around MMR study An MP has called for an independent inquiry into controversial research linking the MMR triple vaccine for infants to autism after a medical journal said it should never have published the 1998 study. The Lancet medical journal said it had learned of a “fatal conflict…