What Are The Risks Of The New Swine Flu Vaccine For Children?

Question: What are the risks of the new swine flu vaccine for children?

Answer: Well, as, beginning and almost finishing very soon, vaccine studies in about 120 children of various ages from six months to 17 years, we've found that the vaccine has been very, very well tolerated. Occasionally the children, particularly the older children, will say that their arm is somewhat tender but most of them are saying actually that it hurts less than the usual flu shot that they get every year. So we've seen very little fever, very little reaction and it's really been very well tolerated.

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