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The recent measles outbreak has sparked a debate about vaccine injuries and the safety of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR). Vaccine adverse reactions can occur, but most MMR vaccine reactions are rare and minor, according to an Institute of Medicine (IOM) study.

The vast majority of children do not experience anything worse than short-lived redness or itching at the injection site, Scientific American reported.

Children who receive the MMR vaccine have a one in 3,000 chance of developing a fever that leads to a seizure, according to IOM. Such seizures should not lead to any permanent neurological damage and actually occur less frequently than seizures caused by the itself. Continue Reading

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is an extremely rare but possible vaccine adverse reaction. The association is often made between Guillain-Barre syndrome and the flu shot, but a number of vaccines have been known to result in GBS on rare occasions.

GBS is a debilitating autoimmune disorder that often starts out as muscle weakness or tingling but can evolve into paralysis as it spreads throughout the body.

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Hiring a qualified vaccine injury lawyer can make a big difference in the outcome of your claim and is likely to maximize your recovery .

Qualified vaccine lawyers have experience navigating through the federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). They understand the legal process and can ensure your claim is filed properly and on time.

Representation by vaccine lawyers are not required to file a VICP claim, but a vaccine injury lawyer can take on the burden of filing the necessary paperwork before the deadline while the patient focuses on recovering from vaccine injuries.

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