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Side Effects Prompt European Recall of Baxter Healthcare Corporation (BAX)'s Flu Vaccine Preflucel


10/28/2011 8:40:28 AM

A flu vaccine has been recalled from thousands of surgeries and pharmacies across Europe amid fears it is making people ill. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning over Preflucel, a popular influenza vaccine. Around 300,000 doses of the drug are to be immediately withdrawn following fears from health bosses that the most recent batch, issued last month, is causing side-effects. A high percentage of those vaccinated with Preflucel have reported fatigue, muscle pain and headaches.

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