Influenza vaccine produced febrile reactions.
Two influenza vaccines marketed for use in this year's UK vaccination campaign should not be given to children aged under five, the DoH has warned.
Data from Australia suggest there has been a higher than expected level of febrile convulsions in children given the Fluvax vaccine.
Fluvax will be marketed in the UK for the 2010/11 influenza vaccination season by Pfizer as Enzira. CSL Biotherapies will offer it as a generic influenza vaccine.
There appears to be a rate of febrile convulsions of about one per 100 for children vaccinated with Fluvax. This increased risk is understood to be a …