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Three Children in Pakistan Die After Getting Measles Vaccine

Three Children in Pakistan Die After Getting Measles Vaccine

Three children in Pakistan became critically ill and died a day after they were vaccinated with the measles vaccine in the city of Nawabshah. One the children died at home and the other two children died at the People’s University Medical Hospital (PUMH) in Nawabshah. At least seven other Pakistani children who received the same vaccinations were reported to be in critical condition.

Two Infants in India Die Following Pentavalent Vaccination

Two Infants in India Die Following Pentavalent Vaccination

Two babies have died and seven others were hospitalized following vaccination at a clinic near Karnataka’s Mandya district in India.1 The children were injected from the same vial of a pentavalent vaccine that administers five different vaccines in one shot. The combination vaccine, which includes vaccines for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and haemophilus influenza type b (Hib), is traditionally…

CDC Advisory Committee Flip Flops on FluMist

CDC Advisory Committee Flip Flops on FluMist

On June, 22, 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended against using the live nasal spray version of the influenza vaccine known as FluMist during the 2016-2017 influenza season. After reviewing data for 2013-2016, ACIP…

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