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# Pandemrix

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15-year-old settles case with State and pharmaceutical company over side-effects from swine flu vaccine
Ben Blackwell from Ratoath in Co Meath won damages in the High Court today.
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.
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.
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.
HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn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.
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.
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.
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.
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.