New CDC data strengthen the evidence that the risk for Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) associated with the 2009 H1N1 vaccine is similar to the risk seen with seasonal flu vaccines, according to an MMWR report.
A study conducted in Singapore showed significant differences between these illnesses. (more…)
The CDC reports an increase in H1N1-related hospitalizations in Georgia and a few other southeastern states, particularly among adults with certain chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, COPD, heart disease).
The vaccine can give the impression of preventing death even when no influenza is in sight. (more…)
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