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Vaccines rarely cause adverse events, Institute of Medicine finds

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 31 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5538

The lady doth protest too much, methinks. (Hamlet)

The US Institute of Medicine's squeaky clean bill of health for the
troubled vaccine industry is all too predictable. As the sacred cow of
modern medicine, vaccines enjoy scientific and legal immunity. How ironic
that vaccines enjoy more immunity than they convey.

Competing interests: No competing interests

04 September 2011
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO 65641 USA