Daily Archives: October 11, 2009

H1N1 vaccine side effects in focus Comments Off on H1N1 vaccine side effects in focus

Recent findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine provide some insights into H1N1 vaccine side effects. In clinical trials involving 120 persons involving a single dose of H1N1, there were no deaths, no serious adverse events or other events that would have triggered the tests to end. The most common reactions reported by […]

Untangling H1N1 vaccine safety perceptions and rumors 2

News accounts have reported lingering public suspicion about the safety of the H1N1 vaccine. Much of this coverage traces to a widely reported Associated Press poll conducted Oct. 1-5, that found 72 percent of those surveyed are worried about side effects. More than half say that those concerns wouldn’t stop them from getting the vaccine […]