FDA Licenses New Hepatitis B Vaccine Despite Big Safety Concerns

FDA Licenses New Hepatitis B Vaccine Despite Big Safety Concerns

In February 2018, the Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the recommendation for a new hepatitis B vaccine, Heplisav-B (HepB-CpG) targeting for adults over the age of 18.1 Heplisav-B is manufactured by Dynavax Technologies Corp. and the new vaccine is given in a two-dose series versus the three […]

Mast Cell Disease and Vaccination: Is There Increased Risk?

Mast Cell Disease and Vaccination: Is There Increased Risk?

Do you or does someone you know have severe symptoms of itching, rashes, flushing, stomach or other body pain, frequent diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, brain fog, headache and severe allergies to certain foods, medications or insect stings that may include fainting episodes or anaphylaxis? Although it has been classified as a rare immune system disorder, there […]