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Vaccine safety

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Canada has one of the best vaccine safety programs in the world. Here are some important things you should know about vaccine safety. 

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All vaccines undergo an in-depth testing process and must be shown to be safe and effective before being approved in Canada. After a vaccine is approved, its safety is continuously monitored. 

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Vaccines contain small amounts of specific ingredients, all of which play necessary and important roles.


How do we know vaccines are safe?
Is it safe for my child to get more than one vaccine at the same time?
Are the ingredients in vaccines safe?