giving acetaminophen to children before vaccinations might reduce immunity

New evidence suggests that giving acetaminophen to children before vaccinations might reduce immunity.

Many parents give their child acetaminophen before immunizations to prevent injection pain, fever, and fussiness.

But acetaminophen also seems to slightly reduce the immune response to some common childhood vaccines...diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, Hib, and pneumococcal vaccines.

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