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H1N1 vaccine associated with small but significant risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome

12 JUL 2012

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is usually characterized by rapidly developing motor weakness and areflexia (the absence of reflexes). “The disease is thought to be autoimmune and triggered by a stimulus of external origin. 402 more words

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Nonablative Laser Light Increases Influenza Vaccine Response 4 to 7-fold

August 3, 2014

Influenza imposes a heavy annual public health burden, and lies historically at the heart of a number of global pandemics that killed tens of millions.   578 more words



Each year, seasonal epidemics of influenza cause serious illnesses and deaths throughout the world.

In the United States, the annual incidence of disease is estimated to be 25 million to 50 million cases of influenza, resulting in an average of 225,000 hospitalizations. 155 more words

Dr. N. K. Gupta

Influenza Vaccine Failure among Highly Vaccinated Military Personal, No protection against Pandemic Strains.


Following the 2009 influenza A/H1N1 (pH1N1) pandemic, both seasonal and pH1N1 viruses circulated in the US during the 2010–2011 influenza season; influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) may vary between live attenuated (LAIV) and trivalent inactivated (TIV) vaccines as well as by virus subtype. 1,580 more words

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