asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will name the vaccines which caused the 810 adverse reactions reported in 1983 by the yellow card system to the Committee on Safety of Medicines.
The Committee on Safety of Medicines in fact received 525 reports of suspected adverse reactions to vaccines during 1983. The vaccines reported were:
It is very important to note that a report does not necessarily establish a causal relationship between the reaction and the vaccine concerned.
Influenza (inactivated) Polio (oral) Measles (live attenuated) Yellow fever Rubella Pertussis Salmonella typhi Salmonella paratyphi B Cholera BCG Diptheria Tetanus Tetanus antitoxin Grass pollen Specific desensitizing Tuberculin Rabies Dust mite extract Influenza live attenuated Corynebacterium parvum extract Antihaemophilic factor Hepatitis B surface antigen Human serum albumin