A vaccine is a medical intervention, and as with any medical intervention, may have side effects. This article discusses side effects and adverse events related to vaccination. More
Vaccines are made using several different processes. They may contain live viruses that have been attenuated (weakened or altered so as not to cause illness); inactivated or killed organisms or viruses; inactivated toxins (for bacterial diseases where toxins generated by the bacteria, and not the bacteria themselves, cause illness); or merely segments of the pathogen (this includes both subunit and conjugate vaccines). More
Which vaccine developer isolated the mumps virus from his daughter?
Maurice Hilleman isolated the mumps virus from his daughter Jeryl Lynn while she was ill. Read more and watch Hilleman talk about developing a mumps vaccine