Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Audience: Parents, health-care professionals, and journalists
The web site of the Institute for Vaccine Safety (IVS) provides information about vaccine safety issues, including technical and scientific information about vaccines. It provides easy access to guidelines on the use of vaccines and tables listing vaccine components including allergens and excipients.
IVS is a non-profit entity dedicated to providing objective information in a timely manner concerning the safety of vaccines. The Institute has conducted numerous workshops for public health officials and journalists on various vaccine safety concerns.
The IVS web site is continuously reviewed and updated.
Date of primary evaluation: September 2006
Date of the most recent evaluation: February 2010