Volume 11 Issue 269
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 12-Oct-2009 
Next Update - 14:00 UC 08:00 EST 13-Oct-2009

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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FDA update on the H1N1 flu vaccine and antiviral medications (pdf, 188 KB)  

(12 October 2009: VIDYYA MEDICAL NEWS SERVICE) -- The expected adverse events associated with H1N1 vaccine will be similar to those of the seasonal vaccine, potentially including a mild fever, body aches, and fatigue for a few days after the vaccine, and soreness at the injection site. The most common adverse events seen with administration of the nasal vaccine include runny nose or nasal congestion in recipients of all ages, fever more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit in children two to six years of age, and sore throat in adults.

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