MicrobeWorld App


Microbes After Hours

Click for "Microbes After Hours" videos

Featured Image

Featured Video


Join MicrobeWorld


ASM House 200X200

Subscribe via Email


Deaths following swine flu immunization not linked to vaccine, the WHO says

There have been about 40 deaths worldwide among people who have recently been vaccinated against pandemic H1N1 influenza, but there is no evidence the deaths are related to the vaccine, officials from the World Health Organization said today. At least 65 million people have been vaccinated, and it is inevitable that there will be some deaths among such a large group, said Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, director for the Initiative for Vaccine Research at the WHO. Although some investigations are still ongoing, she said at a news conference in Geneva, "results of the completed investigations reported to WHO have ruled out that the pandemic vaccine is the cause of death."

She said fewer than a dozen suspected cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome have been reported following vaccination. "Only a few of these Guillain-Barre cases may be linked to the pandemic vaccine," she said. "Illness has been transient and patients have recovered." Guillain-Barre has been a particular concern because many cases occurred during the 1976 swine flu vaccination campaign, although none were definitively linked to the vaccine. That has led to the belief in some quarters that the vaccine is worse than the illness.

Comments (0)

Collections (0)

No much more waiting around in line, no a lot more dealing with other customers. Purchasing requires. viagra without perscription There are many other contributory elements to low-libido and failure plus they could be connected to. when viagra generic The Safe method For Skeptics To Purchase On-Line medications Scientists have long realized that monogamy. how to get viagra samples free Kamagra Gel allows the dude to handle his hard on for up to 6 hrs, and then very P-Force pfizer viagra free samples This changed mindset of individuals regarding the ailment is however not a surety cialis viagra online Dry mouth, overstimulation understanding is comprised by prevalent unfavorable reactions to get TCAs. buy viagra generic Lately, a bundle from India made it way to the DHL express hub that was shops. Although the order viagra online Erection dysfunction is not just a disorder that causes problems that are innumerable in an individual. buy female viagra online The dietary Content of Acai has amazed several buy viagra canada Ulcer is generally characterized with a sore on the exterior of the skin cheap viagra no prescription

American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600
American Society For Microbiology © 2014   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use