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Influenza vaccine not associated with increased risk of epilepsy in children

00:01 EST 15 Feb 2018 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. No increased risk of incident epilepsy was seen among children who received influenza vaccination during the 2009-2010 influenza season in Norway. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Previous studies suggest associations between febrile seizures and influenza infection, complex febrile seizures and epilepsy, and seizures (particularly febrile) and vaccination (including influenza vaccination). However, a […]

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