As if worrying about this fallís flu season given our current pandemic status isnít enough, media reports are now focused on the safety of vaccines that will be used to immunize millions of people in the months ahead.† The World Health Organization stresses that ďprocedures in place for the licensing of pandemic vaccines, including procedures for expediting regulatory approval, are rigorous and do not compromise safety or quality controls.Ē† Although rare, there will likely be some adverse events once mass immunization gets underway.† But, WHO believes the swine flu vaccine will play a critical role in reducing illness and deaths during this pandemic.† What do you think?† Will you opt for the swine flu (H1N1) vaccine?
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