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Studies Offer New Findings On Vaccine-Related Seizures In Children

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May 1, 1998
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University Of Maryland, Baltimore
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Two studies from the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound show that MMR and DTP vaccinations appear to put children at a slightly increased risk for febrile seizures.

Two studies from the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound show that MMR and DTP vaccinations appear to put children at a slightly increased risk for febrile seizures.

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However, children experiencing these seizures are not at risk for subsequent seizures, epilepsy, or long-term behavioral or psychiatric problems.


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