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Questions and Answers on New Facts and Figures on Vaccines and the Global Mercury Treaty

This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of thiomersal in vaccines and related issues surrounding vaccine safety. It includes information about the latest data available, the World Health Organization's position and guidelines on the issue, and alternative vaccine preservatives.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

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Resource types: Fact sheet

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance

Regions: Global