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Agony of doctor’s receptionist paralysed by swine flu jab

By VT / February 1, 2010

By Sophie Borland Daily Mail 01st February 2010 A receptionist at a GP’s surgery has been left unable to walk properly after having the swine flu jab. Alison Dygnas, who as an NHS worker was advised to have the vaccination, also experienced the paralysis in her face, had slurred speech and found eating difficult. Doctors […]


Large Recall of Children’s Swine Flu Vaccine

By VT / December 16, 2009

. . . HealthDay News Updated: 9:01 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 Almost 800,000 children’s doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine have been recalled by manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur Inc. because they have lost some potency, federal health officials said Tuesday. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the company’s routine testing of the vaccine for […]


FDA Rejects Caterpillar Vaccine

By VT / November 25, 2009

The shot, called FluBlok, is produced in less than two months by inserting flu genes into an insect virus and growing it in caterpillar ovary cells.


Novartis denies problems with swine flu vaccine

By VT / October 27, 2009

Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis on Monday denied that it faced hurdles in gaining regulatory approval in Switzerland for one of its swine flu vaccines because of possible bacterial contamination.