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H1N1 flu vaccine increases the risk of fatal complications

H1N1 flu vaccine increases the risk of fatal complications

H1N1 flu vaccine increases the risk of fatal complications

Swine flu vaccine causes Guillain-Barre syndrome, also known as poliradikulit. With this warning is the Canadian experts led by an employee of the University of Laval, Philippe de Waal, RIA "Novosti".

Guillain-Barre syndrome is an acute disease characterized by limb paresis, a weakening of tendon reflexes, numbness. In an unfavorable clinical course possible death due to ascending paralysis and respiratory failure.

The illness occurs in 1.7 cases per 100,000 population. However, in 1976-1977, physicians documented rise in incidence. The cause of all was the inactivated vaccine for influenza A/H1N1. More understanding in this matter helped data 2009-2010.

During this time, doctors have recorded 83 cases of the syndrome among the vaccinated. 25 people began to show symptoms after eight weeks after vaccination. But in most cases took four weeks or less.

According to the overall assessment of the risk of the syndrome, although minor, still in touch with the flu vaccine (about two cases per million doses of the vaccine). Particularly at risk were those over 50 years old. According to experts, the benefits of vaccination outweigh all the same.