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Swine Flu: Pregnancy

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research his Department has assessed on the safety of the swine influenza vaccine to pregnant women and unborn children. (296125)

It is the role of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency to review all the available clinical and pre-clinical data for the swine flu vaccines and to assess their safety and immunogenicity.

Both Pandemrix and Celvapan, the swine flu vaccines used in the United Kingdom, have been licensed by the European Commission for use by pregnant women.