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IPFS News Link • Pandemic

H1N1 vaccine breakthrough in Sweden

• Terrence Aym
Data from the Swedish medical authorities confirms a vaccine breakthrough for pandemic H1N1 also known as "Swine Flu." A vaccine breakthrough does not mean that an improved vaccine has been created. On the contrary, in medical terms a breakthrough means that the virus is rapidly mutating and those victims that had received the vaccine inoculation are not being protected against the virus. While the Swedish data is disturbing, the large number of cases that has erupted in the United Kingdom—concurrent with a rising mortality rate among the young—is also disturbing as the virus has strengthened its resistance against the body's immune system and the vaccine seems to have lost some of its ability to stave off the potentially deadly viral infection...