Vaccinated children not at higher risk of infections or allergic diseases, study suggests

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 00:30 in Health & Medicine

Do vaccinations put too much strain on or weaken children's immune systems? A recent evaluation showed that unvaccinated children and adolescents differ from their vaccinated peers merely in terms of the frequency of vaccine preventable diseases. These include pertussis, mumps, or measles. As expected, the risk of contracting these diseases is substantially lower in vaccinated children and adolescents.

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