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Risk in Perspective

THE ODDS A CHILD WILL... I Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Ed. Accessed August 15, 2011. 2. National Weather Service. Lightning Safety. Medical Aspects of Lightning. Accessed August 15, 2011. 2. TEAMUSA.ORG. Meet your Olympic Team. Accessed August 15, 2011. A. United States House of Representatives. Directory of Representatives. Accessed August 15, 2011. 6. United States Senate. Senators of the 112th Congress. Accessed August 15, 2011. * Forbes. The world's billionaires. Accessed August 15, 2011. 34. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vaccines & Immunizations. Possible side effects from vaccines. http://www.cdc.gow/vaccines/vac-gen/side-effects. htm. Updated May 31, 2011. Accessed August 15, 2011. CDC. Parents Guide to Childhood Immunizations. Accessed August 15, 2011. Be a pilot: 1 in 2,662 Make the US Olympic Team: 1 in 380,228 As you can see, odds are that your child won't have an adverse reaction after being vaccinated. And in the rare event that it did happen, even a life-threatening allergic reaction could be brought under control at the doctor's office. Get struck by lightning: Get elected to US Congress: 1 in 10,000 1 in 577,094 Become a billionaire: Have severe allergic reactions after the MMR and Hepatitis B vaccines: 1 in 749,382 1 in 1 million ши

Risk in Perspective

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Did you know a child is 100 times more likely to get struck by lightning than have a severe allergic reaction to a vaccine? See more stats that will help put the risks of in context.



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