Authorities Deem Novartis’ FLUAD Safe

The Italian AIFA and National institute of Health (ISS) have declared Novartis’ FLUAD as safe Towards the end of November Italian officials prohibited the use of two batches of Novartis’ flu vaccine FLUAD after 13 deaths were reported to have taken place shortly after vaccination (8 within 24 hours). There were concerns from the AIFA that there may have been …

Novartis: Safety and efficacy of Fluad vaccinations in Italy

November 28, 2014 Regarding the precautionary suspension of two batches of Fluad in Italy, Novartis underlines that no causal relationship to the vaccine has been established to date. Fluad is approved for vaccination of elderly patients (65+) and often prescribed to patients who suffer from pre-existing underlying medical conditions and have a weaker immune system. Serious medical events and deaths …