What are the most common major risks for vaccinations?
Common vaccine side effects may include:
- symptoms at the injection site, such as: pain. redness. swelling.
- flu-like symptoms, such as: chills. fatigue. joint pain. headache. mild fever. muscle aches.
What are 5 diseases that can be prevented by vaccines?
Vaccination protects against these 14 diseases, which used to be prevalent in the United States.
- #1. Polio. Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease that is caused by poliovirus.
- #2. Tetanus.
- #3. The Flu (Influenza)
- #4. Hepatitis B.
- #5. Hepatitis A.
- #6. Rubella.
- #7. Hib.
- #8. Measles.
Which disease Cannot be protected by vaccination?
In the United States, smallpox and polio have both been stamped out because of vaccination. However, there are certain groups of people who cannot get vaccinated and are vulnerable to disease: babies, pregnant women, and immunocompromised people, such as those receiving chemotherapy or organ transplants.
What populations are considered at high risk for flu related complications?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the following people are at high risk for developing influenza-related complications:
- Children younger than 5, but especially children younger than 2 years old.
- Adults 65 years of age and older.
- Pregnant women (and women up to two weeks postpartum).
What is the most serious complication of the influenza B virus?
Flu Complications Flu virus infection of the respiratory tract can trigger an extreme inflammatory response in the body and can lead to sepsis, the body’s life-threatening response to infection.
What are the four types of influenza viruses?
There are four types of influenza viruses: A, B, C and D. Human influenza A and B viruses cause seasonal epidemics of disease (known as the flu season) almost every winter in the United States.