Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation - How are vaccines shown to be safe? Fact sheetSource: National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) - Australia
This fact sheet has been developed for nurses and doctors is about how vaccines are shown to be safe, noting how all vaccines are carefully tested.
It provides information about:
- how vaccines are tested
- how side effects are detected
- what happens if there is a suspected problem with a vaccine.
The fact sheet was developed to help doctors and nurses to answer parents' questions about vaccinations.
References and links to further reading are included.