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UAE - Bans Swine Flu Vaccine for Children and Adolescents Under 20

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  • UAE - Bans Swine Flu Vaccine for Children and Adolescents Under 20

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    Confirmed that the cause of having adverse effects
    «Health» prohibits the swine flu vaccine on children and adolescents
    Source: Ahmed Ashour - Dubai Date: September 2, 2011

    Ministry of Health banned the use of the swine flu vaccine (HP 1, that 1) the young people less than 20 years, for causing injury experience side effects

    The ministry asked the circular issued a few days ago, the manufacturer updates the information contained on the label of the product, to include a warning not to use it for some age groups.

    And directed the ministry circulated to the directors of hospitals and pharmacies, calling the alarm not to give vaccine to children and adolescents, also sent warning to the government sectors concerned with health in the state.

    And in detail, said a circular to the Ministry of Health, received «Emirates Today» a picture of it, the European Medicines Agency, issued an alert about the use of a drug «Bandemarix» manufactured by a German company, and used as a vaccine for swine flu.

    The ministry said in a generalized location of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Assistant Medical Practice and Licensing, Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, that «the European Agency warned that the drug is used for vaccine for swine flu since September in 2009, affects children and adolescents, and are less than 20 years, disorders and symptoms side ».

    She added, was to inform the agency of drugs that receive the vaccine at the age of less than 20 years, suffering sleep disorder, with severe sleepiness during daylight hours.