Ousseny Zerbo, PhD1; Yinge Qian, MS1; Cathleen Yoshida, MA1; et al. Association Between Influenza Infection and Vaccination During Pregnancy and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder. JAMA Pediatr. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.3609
Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, The Pink Book, 13th Edition (2015) Chapter 4: Vaccine Safety
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released the Evidence Report/Technology Assessment "Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization in the United States," in July 2014. This evidence report summarizes scientific data on the safety of vaccines currently recommended in the United States and includes information regarding vaccines during pregnancy.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released in the journal Pediatrics a report entitled "Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review".
The journal Clinical Infectious Diseases has published "Effectiveness of Seasonal Trivalent Influenza Vaccine for Preventing Influenza virus Illness Among Pregnant Women: A Population-Based Case-Control Study During the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 Influenza Seasons."
The journal Pediatrics has published a new research article discussing the epidemiology of influenza-associated deaths in children. The article, "Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004-2012",emphasizes the importance of the annual influenza recommendation for all children greater than six months of age.
The Trust for America's Health has released a report, "Past Low Flu Vaccination Rates and Gaps in Flu Policies Contribute to Vaccine Shortages and Other Problems in Preparedness: Fewer than Half of Americans Vaccinated for Flu Last Season."
Published as a supplement for the June 2011 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Emerging Issues in the Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Influenza among Pregnant Women in the US.
Donahue JG, Kieke BA, Yih WK, Berger NR, McCauley JS, Baggs J, Zangwill KM, Baxter R, Eriksen EM, Glanz JM, Hambidge SJ, Klein NP, Lewis EM, Marcy SM, Naleway AL, Nordin JD, Ray P, Belongia EA for the Vaccine Safety Datalink Team. Varicella vaccination and ischemic stroke in children: Is there an Association? Pediatrics 2009; 123;228–234.
Haber P, Sejvar J, Mikaeloff Y, DeStefano F. Vaccines and guillain-barré syndrome. Drug Safety 32:4.
Lieu TA, Kulldorff M, Davis RL, Lewis EM, Weintraub E, Yih K, Yin R, Brown JS, Platt R; for the Vaccine Safety Datalink Rapid Cycle Analysis Team. Real-time vaccine safety surveillance for the early detection of adverse events. Medical Care 2007;45(10 Suppl 2):S89–95.
Sutherland A, Izurieta H, Ball R, Braun MM, Miller ER, Broder KR, Slade BA, Iskander JK, Kroger AT, Markowitz LE, Huang WT. Syncope after vaccination—United States, January 2005–July 2007. MMWR2008;57(17):457–460.
Vellozzi C, Burwen DR, Dobardzic A, Ball R, Walton K, Haber P. Safety of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines in adults: background for pandemic influenza vaccine safety monitoring. Vaccine 2009 Mar 26;27(15):2114-20.
For more information on Vaccine Safety, visit the CDC webpage www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety.
For a comprehensive list of CDC vaccine safety research visit the CDC webpage Vaccine Safety Research.