Vaccinations can cause minor side effects including redness at the injecti… . FILE – This Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 file photo shows a syringe on a printed chart with the recommended immunization schedule in the United States for people up to 18 years of age, at a pediatrician’s office in Northridge, … CHICAGO – Measles is in the news, but it’s just one of more than a dozen preventable – and sometimes forgotten – diseases targeted by vaccines for children.