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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The World Health Organization is reviewing the safety of GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine after a Finnish study suggested children who got the shot were nine times more likely to suffer from narcolepsy, a rare sleeping disorder.
Researchers at Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare (NIHW) said Tuesday their research suggested it was "most likely" the increase they found in narcolepsy was a joint effect of Pandemrix and some other factor or factors.
Their research, which was described as preliminary, was conducted by the Finnish national narcolepsy committee and published by the NIHW, found an increase in cases of narcolepsy among children aged four to 19 years who had the vaccine.
I got this vaccine last year around this time, and have been having problems ever since. Infections, night sweats, rage, depression. For a while there I had so much trouble working on the kitchen I thought I had Guillain-Barre syndrome....