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Do Vaccines Cause Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)?


Vaccines currently routinely recommended to the general population in the U.S. have not been shown to cause fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).


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    These conclusions do not necessarily consider vaccines recommended only for special populations in the United States such as Yellow Fever vaccine (international travelers) or Smallpox vaccine (military personnel).


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Dudley, M.Z. et al. (2018). Do Vaccines Cause Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)?. In: The Clinician’s Vaccine Safety Resource Guide. Springer, Cham.

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