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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 853083, 6 pages
Vaccine Adverse Events Reported during the First Ten Years (1998–2008) after Introduction in the State of Rondonia, Brazil
1Department of Nursing, Fundação Universidade Federal de Rondônia, 76801-974 Porto Velho, RO, Brazil
2Faculty of Health Sciences, Universidade de Brasília, 70919-970 Brasilia, DF, Brazil
3Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Campus Macaé, 27971-550 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
4Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941-902 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Received 2 October 2012; Revised 7 January 2013; Accepted 11 January 2013
Academic Editor: Tanjore Balganesh
Copyright © 2013 Mônica P. L. Cunha et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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