Children getting the diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine shot in the arm were more likely to need medical attention for a local reaction than those who were injected in the thigh, according to a study of 1.4 million children ages 1 to 6. The risk was highest among children ages 12 to 35 months. The study appeared online in the journal Pediatrics.
Study recommends DTaP vaccine shot to thigh for children
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