Investigation of an association between onset of narcolepsy and vaccination with pandemic influenza vaccine, Ireland April 2009-December 2010.

@article{OFlanagan2014InvestigationOA,
  title={Investigation of an association between onset of narcolepsy and vaccination with pandemic influenza vaccine, Ireland April 2009-December 2010.},
  author={D. O'Flanagan and A S Barret and M Foley and Suzanne Cotter and Chantel Bonner and C. T. Crowe and Brian K. Lynch and Brion Sweeney and Helen E. Johnson and Bonnie McCoy and Elaine Purcell},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 17},
  pages={15-25}
}
In 2011, the Irish Medicines Board received reports of onset of narcolepsy following vaccination against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 with Pandemrix. A national steering committee was convened to examine the association between narcolepsy and pandemic vaccination. We conducted a retrospective population-based cohort study. Narcolepsy cases with onset from 1 April 2009 to 31 December 2010 were identified through active case finding. Narcolepsy history was gathered from medical records. Pandemic… CONTINUE READING