Update: Pandemrix H1N1 swine flu vaccine

4 Mar

On 23rd Jan. we published: Pandemrix H1N1 swine flu vaccine: a “medical tragedy”

pandemrix2“Concerns expressed about GSK’s drug Pandemrix since 2009 have been further substantiated by independent teams of scientists who have published peer-reviewed studies from Sweden, Finland and Ireland, showing the risk of developing narcolepsy after the 2009-2010 immunization campaign was between 7 and 13 times higher for children who had Pandemrix than for their unvaccinated peers . . .”

Now the BMJ reports on a British study which has confirmed ‘a causal association’ – see Risk of narcolepsy in children and young people receiving AS03 adjuvanted pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza vaccine: retrospective analysis

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f794 (Published 26 February 2013)Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f794

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