vaersNDvax: Non-Domestic Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)...

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

A table containing the "remaining vaccine information (e.g., vaccine name, manufacturer, lot number, route, site, and number of previous doses administered), for each of the vaccines listed in Box 13 of the VAERS form. There is a matching record in this file with the VAERSDATA file identified by VAERS_ID."

vaersNDvax provides the Non-Domestic Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) vaccine data for Present. "VAERS is a national vaccine safety surveillance program co-sponsored by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VAERS is a post-marketing safety surveillance program, collecting information about adverse events (possible side effects) that occur after the administration of vaccines licensed for use in the United States."

Usage

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Format

A data.table data frame with 77,784 rows and 8 variables:

VAERS_ID

VAERS Identification Number

VAX_TYPE

Administered Vaccine Type

VAX_MANU

Vaccine Manufacturer

VAX_LOT

Manufacturer's Vaccine Lot

VAX_DOSE

Number of previous doses administered

VAX_ROUTE

Vaccination Route

VAX_SITE

Vaccination Site

VAX_NAME

Vaccination Name

Source

VAERS https://vaers.hhs.gov/index

References

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) https://vaers.hhs.gov/index and https://vaers.hhs.gov/data/READMEJanuary2015.pdf.

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