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From TheJournal.ie More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine Narcolepsy

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine

A solicitor handling many of the cases said the slow process is “very frustrating” for his clients.

From TheJournal.ie Study confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy link in Ireland Pandemrix

Study confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy link in Ireland

The study showed a 13.9-fold higher risk of narcolepsy in children or adolescents vaccinated with Pandemrix in Ireland that those not vaccinated with it.

From TheJournal.ie Families affected by swine flu jab to demand action from EU health commissioner Narcolepsy

Families affected by swine flu jab to demand action from EU health commissioner

The vaccine, which has been linked to narcolepsy in young people, was approved by the European medicines watchdog in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn Pandemrix

HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn

The HSE said it intends to set aside a letter sent to sufferers to inform them that supports would be withheld on the advice of the State Claims Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports

A report published last year concluded that those given the State sponsored swine flu vaccine Pandemrix were at a higher risk of narcolepsy than unvaccinated individuals.

From TheJournal.ie Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s fix: Police say there are unexploded bombs in Oslo as the search for bodies continues on Utoya… and RIP Amy Winehouse.

From TheJournal.ie European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.