Hep-B Vaccine and MS: No Link

December 2008
PN;Dec2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p28
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The article discusses a study which evaluates the potential that hepatitis B vaccination increases the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). It notes that a team of researchers led by Yann Mikaeloff evaluated vaccination records of 349 children in France who had experienced a neurologic episode. They found no general increase in MS risk from exposure to the vaccine but did find a possible hint that a specific brand of the vaccine may increase the risk of MS.


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