Can Vaccines Cause the Development of Autoimmune Diseases?

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Lupus is an autoimmune disease that anyone can develop, but women are mostly affected by it. It’s a very complex disease where your own body cells start attacking each other.

Do you know how lupus affects and attacks your immune system?

But what causes this disease? Are there any specific things that can lead to its development? In this video shared by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Paul A. Offit discusses the possibility of vaccines being one of the causes behind chronic disorders, such as lupus or multiple sclerosis.

Wondering about the causes and symptoms of autoimmune diseases? Read more about it here.

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