"Last February, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency over concerns about very serious birth defects in Brazil and their possible link to Zika virus. But even before then, concerns about the unprecedented spread of Zika "...
Parents or guardians should be:
- informed of the potential benefits and risks of immunization with KINRIX.
- informed about the potential for adverse reactions that have been temporally associated with administration of KINRIX or other vaccines containing similar components.
- given the Vaccine Information Statements, which are required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 to be given prior to immunization. These materials are available free of charge at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website (www.cdc.gov/vaccines).
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/19/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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