Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Symptoms 2018

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The signs, symptoms, and diagnoses provided are assigned codes and affixed to the case for indexing purposes that are found in this dataset. Information obtained from the original VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System) report, follow-up inquiries, and coding activities are stored in a secure computerized database for analysis. Scanned facsimiles of the original reports are also maintained in a computerized image-base for FDA and CDC vaccine surveillance activities.


The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) was created by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to receive reports about adverse events that may be associated with vaccines. No prescription drug or biological product, such as a vaccine, is completely free from side effects. Vaccines protect many people from dangerous illnesses, but vaccines, like drugs, can cause side effects, a small percentage of which may be serious. VAERS is used to continually monitor reports to determine whether any vaccine or vaccine lot has a higher than expected rate of events.

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VAERS_Identification_NumberUnique Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Identification Numberintegerlevel : Nominal
Symptom_Description1Adverse Event MedDRA (Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities) Term 1string-
Symptom_Version1_CodeMedDRA dictionary version number 1 pertaining to codes assigned to the symptomsnumberlevel : Nominal
Symptom_Description2Adverse Event MedDRA Term 2string-
Symptom_Version2_CodeMedDRA dictionary version number 2 pertaining to codes assigned to the symptomsnumberlevel : Nominal
Symptom_Description3Adverse Event MedDRA Term 3string-
Symptom_Version3_CodeMedDRA dictionary version number 3 pertaining to codes assigned to the symptomsnumberlevel : Nominal
Symptom_Description4Adverse Event MedDRA Term 4string-
Symptom_Version4_CodeMedDRA dictionary version number 4 pertaining to codes assigned to the symptomsnumberlevel : Nominal
Symptom_Description5Adverse Event MedDRA Term 5string-
Symptom_Version5_CodeMedDRA dictionary version number 5 pertaining to codes assigned to the symptomsnumberlevel : Nominal
VAERS Identification NumberSymptom Description1Symptom Version1 CodeSymptom Description2Symptom Version2 CodeSymptom Description3Symptom Version3 CodeSymptom Description4Symptom Version4 CodeSymptom Description5Symptom Version5 Code
732217Joint range of motion decreased20.1Musculoskeletal pain20.1
732218Ear swelling20.1Rash20.1Urticaria20.1
732219Cellulitis20.1Injection site erythema20.1Injection site pain20.1Injection site swelling20.1
732220Rash20.1Skin warm20.1
732221Injection site erythema20.1Injection site induration20.1Injection site warmth20.1Pruritus20.1
732222Pyrexia20.1Rash generalised20.1
732224Injection site erythema20.1Injection site mass20.1Injection site pain20.1Injection site pruritus20.1Injection site swelling20.1
732225Erythema20.1Mobility decreased20.1Peripheral swelling20.1Skin warm20.1
732226Chills20.1Computerised tomogram normal20.1Confusional state20.1Cryptococcus test20.1Disorientation20.1