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Finland: 79 Children Develop Narcolepsy After Swine Flu Vaccine; Now Require Lifetime Medical Care

Saturday, 08 October 2011 07:33

‘The Finnish government and major insurance companies announced Wednesday they will pay for lifetime medical care for children diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine.

“The compensation will provide much-needed financial assistance for the families, although it cannot take away the emotional distress caused by this condition,” Social Services and Health Minister Paula Risikko said in a statement.

Finnish and international researchers recently found a conclusive link between the Pandemrix swine flu vaccine and new cases of narcolepsy, a chronic nervous system disorder which causes people to often uncontrollably fall asleep.’

Read more: Finland: 79 Children Develop Narcolepsy After Swine Flu Vaccine; Now Require Lifetime Medical Care

http://www.davidicke.com/headlines?start=50

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