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Safety of pandemic vaccines

Author(s)World Health Organization (WHO)
AbstractVaccination campaigns currently under way to protect populations from pandemic influenza are among the largest in the history of several countries, and numbers are growing daily. Given this scale of vaccine administration, at least some rare adverse reactions, not detectable during even large clinical trials, could occur, underscoring the need for rigorous monitoring of safety. Results to date are encouraging.
Included is information on: -
Common side effects
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Investigations of deaths
Safety profile of different vaccines
Date of publishing11/19/2009
Date of last review by us01/04/2011
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