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By now, many parents have been asked if they would like to vaccinate their children from the flu virus. More than likely, as a concerned parent you may have given your consent. Now, according to a recent article in the New York Times, the FDA is considering putting stronger warnings on flu vaccinations for children. Apparently, the drug Tamiflu has been connected to pyschiatric problems in children. Most of the problems reported were from children in foreign countries. Most startling, is that five children died after falls from windows, balconies, or running into traffic. Makers of the vaccine have asserted that the psychiatric problems are not connected to the drug but to the flu. To read more about this topic visit the following website.

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