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The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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CDC WONDER: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) online database on CDC WONDER provides counts and percentages of adverse event case reports after vaccination, by symptom, vaccine product, manufacturer, onset interval, outcome category, year and month vaccinated, year and month reported, age, sex and state / territory. The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is a cooperative program for vaccine safety of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VAERS is a post-marketing safety surveillance program, collecting information about adverse events (possible side effects) that occur after the administration of US licensed vaccines. Data are from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Public Health Service (PHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/ Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).

FieldValue
Publisher
Modified
2020-03-04
Release Date
2012-05-30
Identifier
2761a3aa-c892-4e95-bece-7902cff70133
Temporal Coverage
1990-01-01 to 2010-12-31
License
Granularity
State
Author
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data Dictionary
Additional Info: 
FieldValue

Agency Program URL

http://wonder.cdc.gov

Collection Instrument

http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/vaers.html

Date Released

2006-09-21 00:00:00

Date Updated

2010-12-03 00:00:00

Migration Notes JSON

{"datadotgovid1": "4264", "Coverage Period Start": "1990", "datadotgovid2": "xrc2-nc4c", "Coverage Period End": "2010"}

Subject Area 1

Population Statistics

Technical Documentation

http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/WONDER-API.html

Unit of Analysis

adverse event report

author_id

http://healthdata.gov/id/agency/cdc

hd2-workflow-id

579

Bureau Code
009:20 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Program Code
009:011 - Department of Health and Human Services - Vaccine Injury Compensation
Data Quality
False