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Anti-Swine Flu Vaccination Boosts Risk Of Narcolepsy In Young Adults, Karolinska Institute Study


1/22/2014 6:41:23 AM

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Pandemrix is an influenza vaccination, created in 2009 to combat H1N1, known as Swine Flu. Now, a team of Swedish clinicians testing the vaccine for links to immune-related or neurological diseases have linked Pandemrix to an increased risk of narcolepsy in young adults. Using a population-based prospective cohort study, the team analyzed data from regional vaccination registries and national health registries, covering seven healthcare regions and 61% of the Swedish population.

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