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Mammalian cell-cultured flu vaccine safe, effective for children and adolescents - Pediatric SuperSite

Mammalian cell-cultured influenza vaccine may prove to be a safe and effective alternative to egg-derived influenza vaccine for children and adolescents, according to study results from Finland.

Timo Vesikari, MD, PhD, and colleagues at the Research Center of the University of Tampere Medical School in Finland examined data of 3,604 healthy children divided into two groups: 2,630 were aged 3 to 8 years and 974 were aged 9 to 17 years...

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H1N1 flu shot maker investigates link to sleep disorder in children - Healthzone.ca

H1N1 flu shot maker investigates link to sleep disorder in children - Healthzone.ca | Finland | Scoop.it
The Mississauga maker of H1N1 flu shots is close to finishing its study of a troubling spike in cases of narcolepsy in Scandinavian children linked toits pandemic vaccine. ...
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THL recommends HPV vaccine programme

THL recommends HPV vaccine programme | Finland | Scoop.it
The Finnish Health and Welfare Institute (THL) has proposed that the government starts a vaccination programme against human papiloma virus, which causes cervical cancer. According to the THL report, all 11 and 12 year-old girls who want the vaccine should be given it free of charge as part of their school healthcare programmes.
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