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At rare trial of alleged vaccine side effects, parents say H1N1 flu shot killed 5-year-old daughter

By most accounts, Amina Abudu was a happy, healthy little girl in 2009, when health authorities declared that a pandemic flu virus was sweeping the world. A vaccine was rushed to market, and the five year old was among millions of Canadians to get the shot, amid widespread fears about the new pathogen. Five days… Read More »

Flu season is here and now is the time to get a flu shot

Typically, the “season” starts in October, but there has already been flu-related deaths reported. Physicians say it’s not too early to get a flu shot and they are available at many pharmacies and doctor’s offices around the country. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the… Read More »

11 Flu Shot Side Effects You Should Know

The flu shot will not actually give you the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. However, people who get the flu shot may experience muscle soreness, fever or nausea. It’s best to get your vaccine by November, but the CDC says flu shots are beneficial if you get them through January.… Read More »