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Linked vaccine adverse event data from VAERS for biomedical data analysis and longitudinal studies

BioData Mining20147:36

Received: 16 October 2014

Accepted: 6 December 2014

Published: 31 December 2014

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Original Submission
16 Oct 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Nov 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jesualdo Tomas Fernandez-Breis
12 Nov 2014 Author responded Author comments - Cui Tao
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Nov 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 Dec 2014 Editorially accepted
31 Dec 2014 Article published 10.1186/s13040-014-0036-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, USA
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, USA
Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, USA
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA