An increased risk for intussusception is possible after rotavirus vaccination; however, the risk is outweighed by the benefits of the vaccines, according to study results recently published in Pediatrics.
“In summary, after distribution of 47 million doses of [RotaTeq] in the United States, we observed a persistent clustering of intussusception events during days 3 to 6 after the first-dose vaccination,” researchers wrote.
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