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800,000 doses of kids’ H1N1 vaccine recalled

Posted on Dec 16, 2009 in Uncategorized

Tests show the shots may not be potent enough to protect against virus ATLANTA – Hundreds of thousands of swine flu shots for children have been recalled because tests indicate the vaccine doses lost some strength, government health officials said Tuesday. The recall is for about 800,000 pre-filled syringes intended for young children, ages 6 months to nearly 3 years. The shots, made by Sanofi Pasteur, were distributed across the country last month and most have already been used, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors were notified of the voluntary recall...

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