NY Times Article: Giving Vaccines Together Increases Fever Risk

Giving Vaccines Together Increases Fever Risk

Study by lead author Dr. Melissa S. Stockwell cited in NY Times article. Learn more

Giving Vaccines Together Increases Fever Risk
January 15, 2014

These findings are not a reason to avoid the vaccines, according to the lead author, Dr. Melissa S. Stockwell, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. Getting the vaccines at the same visit increases the time of protection and eliminates the problem of failing to return for the second shot.