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The following training programs have been designed to familiarize the user with VAERS report submissions, analytic datasets and online search tool capabilities.




 An Overview of VAERS

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This 10-minute video describes VAERS, who can report and how, and what happens after a VAERS report is submitted to CDC and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Searching the VAERS Database

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This video demonstrates how to use the VAERS search tool. In searching the data, you will learn about symptoms, illnesses, and adverse events that have been reported after vaccination. You will also learn about the purpose of VAERS, as well as strengths and weaknesses of this vaccine safety surveillance system. 


Continuing Education

 Continuing education activities are in development.