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State health officials are taking steps to ensure Washington residents at highest risk for H1N1 (swine flu) infection have broad access to the new vaccine when its available. Secretary of Health Mary Selecky is temporarily suspending Washingtons limit on the amount of mercury (thimerosal) allowed in H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine given to pregnant women and children under three.
Impacts on cognitive thinking, memory, attention, language, and fine motor and visual spatial skills have been seen in children exposed to methylmercury in the womb.
tremors; emotional changes (e.g., mood swings, irritability, nervousness, excessive shyness); insomnia; neuromuscular changes (such as weakness, muscle atrophy, twitching); headaches; disturbances in sensations; changes in nerve responses; performance deficits on tests of cognitive function.
skin rashes and dermatitis; mood swings; memory loss; mental disturbances; and muscle weakness.
Originally posted by ALLis0NE
"Oh you might get a flu and die? Well, take this poison!"
That totally makes sense.
Side effects (also called adverse events) may not be related to vaccination, but instead may just happen around the same time. Through tracking and investigation we can figure out which side effects are truly caused by vaccination and which are not.
5 .1. Guillain-Barré Syndrome Recurrence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) has been temporally associated with the administration of influenza vaccine. The decision to give Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine to individuals who have a prior history of Guillain-Barré syndrome should be based on careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks.