[SaneVax: Four infants died within 24 hours of vaccination with measles or DPT in India. How high does the mortality rate have to climb before health authorities and medical professionals re-assess the benefit versus risk profile of vaccines? How many parents must suffer the tragic loss of their children before independent investigations are demanded?] Four infants […]
Two Circles.net India By IANS, Submitted by admin4 on 22 July 2011 – 12:20pm Lucknow : Action has been recommended against a deputy chief medical officer and another doctor after an infant died and two others took ill following administration of measles vaccine in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Friday. While nine-month-old Shivansh died Thursday […]
By Christina England | March 21st, 2011
Reports are coming in of four infants under the age of one dying minutes after the measles vaccine. The vaccination programme has been suspended and the batch has been sent for testing.
The children all from a slum colony in Adipur town in the Kutch district died soon after being given vaccines by the district health department. The bodies of the four infants have been sent for post mortem to determine the exact cause of death and a high level inquiry has began.
If any negligence is found Narendra Modi the Chief Minister has promised to take strong action. The chief added that if any staff member is found to be guilty they would be ‘severely punished’. (http://www.zeenews.com/news693699.html) and (http://www.sify.com/news/4-gujarat-children-die…)
BHUJ/HYDERABAD: Five infants, around 10-months-old, died after being vaccinated for measles at Gandhidhams Rambaugh Hospital on Wednesday. Three others are said to be serious. The entire stock of this vaccine in the state has been withdrawn pending lab tests and measles vaccination in the district has been stopped till further notice. Following the deaths at […]
By Ahmedabad, HT Correspondent, Hindustani Times Four infants died in western Gujarat’s Kutch on Wednesday and about five became critical within 15 minutes of their being administered the measles vaccine as part of a drive launched by the Gujarat government. The four who died were below one. Of the ones critical, all are below one […]