Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 29th, 2005
According to a study from France, "The argument of whether early immunization against infections promotes allergy or protects from it is presently under debate. The relationship between childhood immunization and the development of atopic diseases (asthma, allergic rhinitis, and eczema) was examined in a population-based sample of 718 adolescents by taking individual data drawn from personal pediatric records on the schedule and the type of vaccination into account. Atopic diseases were determined using a standardized questionnaire."
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