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FDA investigates seizures caused by flu shot

Officials with the FDA. are investigating why some young children had seizures after getting a flu shot.

January 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Officials with the Food and Drug Administration are investigating why some young children had seizures after getting a flu shot.There have been 36 confirmed reports of fever related seizures in kids under 2 years old who had a seizure within a day of getting a flu shot.

The FDA wants to know if there's any connection between the vaccine and seizures, or if there's another cause.

The vaccine's manufacturer says there's no clear link between the shot and the seizures.

Ten of the children were hospitalized. All have recovered.