Tag: Influenza vaccine

Video – Health Research Reports 9 SEP 2013

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Expert questions US public health agency advice on influenza vaccines: “All influenza is “flu,” but only one in six “flus” might be influenza”

Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmj.com 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Marketing influenza vaccines involves marketing influenza as a threat of great proportions, argues Johns Hopkins fellow Promotion of influenza vaccines is one of the most visible and aggressive public health policies today, writes Doshi. Today around 135 million doses of […]

Sweden confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy

Saturday, 30 March 2013 The swine flu vaccine Pandemrix has a direct link to causing narcolepsy, especially among the younger people who were vaccinated, a new Swedish study revealed on Tuesday. The Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) ordered the massive study to determine if the vaccine had any […]

US Nurses fired for refusing Flu vaccine: “the flu vaccine not just it doesn’t protect people from the flu, but it has complicated the health of thousands of people who took it”

Friday, 04 January 2013 An Indiana hospital has fired eight employees, including at least three veteran nurses, after they refused mandatory flu shots, stirring up controversy over which should come first: employee rights or patient safety. The hospital imposed mandatory vaccines, responding to rising concerns about the spread […]

No significant influenza (FLU) vaccine effectiveness could be demonstrated for any season, age or setting after adjusting for county, sex, insurance, chronic conditions recommended for influenza vaccination and timing of influenza vaccination

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Heather Hare 585-273-2840 JAMA and Archives Journals Use of the influenza vaccine was not associated with preventing hospitalizations or reducing physician visits for the flu in children age 5 and younger during two recent seasons, perhaps because the strains of virus in […]

Flu shot does not reduce risk of death

2008 Study posted for filing Contact: Keely Savoie ksavoie@thoracic.org 212-315-8620 American Thoracic Society The widely-held perception that the influenza vaccination reduces overall mortality risk in the elderly does not withstand careful scrutiny, according to researchers in Alberta. The vaccine does confer protection against specific strains of influenza, but […]