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Pandemic influenza A H1N1 vaccines and narcolepsy: vaccine safety surveillance in action

Abstract:

The 2009 influenza A H1N1 pandemic placed unprecedented demand on public health authorities and the vaccine industry. Efforts were coordinated internationally to maximise the speed of vaccine development, distribution, and delivery, and the European Union's novel fast-track authorisation procedures mandated increased postmarketing surveillance to monitor vaccine safety. Clinicians in Finland and Sweden later identified an apparent increase in the incidence of narcolepsy associated with a spec...

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Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
227-238
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Source identifiers:
444487
Pubs id:
pubs:444487
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uuid:d00330cd-9834-4785-85d9-c6847089c199
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pubs:444487
Deposit date:
2014-10-02

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