Measles Vaccines Turn Fatal

MedIndia, Mar. 17, 2011

A vaccine campaign took a fatal turn at a government hospital in Kutch, Gujarat, when four infants died immediately after being vaccinated for measles, report officials.

On ‘Mamta Day’, organized by the district health department, children and pregnant women from a slum colony in Adipur, a town in Kutch, were vaccinated. Seven under-one year olds had been administered the vaccine, when four developed complications and were rushed to the hospital where they died.

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