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#Narcolepsy

# narcolepsy - Sunday 7 April, 2019

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine

A solicitor handling many of the cases said the slow process is “very frustrating” for his clients.

# narcolepsy - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Study confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy link in Ireland

The study showed a 13.9-fold higher risk of narcolepsy in children or adolescents vaccinated with Pandemrix in Ireland that those not vaccinated with it.

# narcolepsy - Monday 10 February, 2014

Families affected by swine flu jab to demand action from EU health commissioner

The vaccine, which has been linked to narcolepsy in young people, was approved by the European medicines watchdog in 2009.

# narcolepsy - Monday 9 December, 2013

HSE sorry for letter to narcolepsy sufferers, says supports will not be withdrawn

The HSE said it intends to set aside a letter sent to sufferers to inform them that supports would be withheld on the advice of the State Claims Agency.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# narcolepsy - Friday 19 April, 2013

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports

A report published last year concluded that those given the State sponsored swine flu vaccine Pandemrix were at a higher risk of narcolepsy than unvaccinated individuals.

# narcolepsy - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Narcolepsy sufferers question Health Minister's commitment to supports

The Department of Health said the matter of a proposal for supports package “continues to be a priority” and that it is considering all other possible supports in addition to what it currently offers.

# narcolepsy - Friday 20 April, 2012

Government official defends indemnity for swine flue vaccine makers

A report published yesterday has confirmed the link between an increased risk of narcolepsy and the H1N1 vaccine Pandemrix.

# narcolepsy - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Mother says she's totally convinced swine flu jab caused son's narcolepsy

There are now 16 confirmed cases of narcolepsy with links to the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix in Ireland. A support group is criticising what it’s calling the ‘minimal’ response from the HSE.

# narcolepsy - Saturday 23 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s fix: Police say there are unexploded bombs in Oslo as the search for bodies continues on Utoya… and RIP Amy Winehouse.

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.