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Government Websites

CDC Resources

Individual browsing VAERS web resources

Vaccines and Immunizations: CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases provides general information about vaccines, including vaccine schedules and recalls.

Vaccine Safety: CDC's Immunization Safety Office provides information about vaccine safety, including how vaccines are tested and monitored, answers to common questions, and information about vaccine safety concerns.

Travelers' Health: Provides health information about travel to specific destinations, including vaccination recommendations for travelers of all ages.

FDA Resources

Freedom of Information Office: Obtain VAERS data and perform searches on VAERS data for a monetary fee.

MedWatch: Obtain safety information and report adverse events for drugs, biologics (except vaccines), medical devices, and dietary supplements.

Vaccines Licensed for Use in the United States: Complete List of Vaccines Licensed for Immunization and Distribution in the United States.

Other Government Resources

National Vaccine Program Office: You will find publications and reports on vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety, vaccine coverage, immunization laws, and immunization registries.

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP): For information about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, visit the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program web site or call (800) 338-2382.

U.S. Court of Federal Claims: For information about the rules of the, including requirements for filing a petition, visit the U.S.Court of Federal Claims web site or call (202) 357-6400.

Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP): Information on the CICP can be obtained by visiting their website at http://www.hrsa.gov/cicp/ or calling (855) 266-2427 (855-266-CICP).

Defense Health Agency Immunization Healthcare Branch (DHA-IHB): The official Web site for information about military vaccines.

HealthFinder: A guide to reliable health information.

National Technical Information Service: The largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information.