TABLE 3

Most Commonly Reported AEs Among Children Aged 4 to 6 Years After Second-Dose Varicella Vaccination in VAERS, 2006–2014

Severity of Report and AE ReportedVaricella Vaccine Only, n (%)Varicella + Other Vaccines, n (%)Total n (%)
Nonserious73156846415
 Injection site reaction192 (26)2910 (51)3102 (48)
 Erythema107 (15)846 (15)953 (15)
 Pyrexia60 (8)558 (10)618 (10)
 Urticaria42 (6)419 (7)461 (7)
 Skin warm36 (5)351 (6)387 (6)
Seriousa27223250
 Pyrexia4 (15)74 (33)78 (31)
 Injection site reaction4 (15)59 (26)63 (25)
 Anaphylactic reaction7 (26)51 (23)58 (25)
 Cough3 (11)53 (24)56 (22)
 Vomiting3 (11)54 (24)57(23)
 Leukocytosis2 (7)54 (24)56 (22)
  • A single report may contain more than 1 AE (ie, not mutually exclusive).

  • a Includes death, life-threatening illness, hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization, or permanent disability.