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Baby dies after Quinvaxem injection

Update: January, 17/2014 - 00:10
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LAM DONG (VNS)— A two-month old baby died after being vaccinated with a 5-in-1 Quinvaxem vaccine at a health station in the Central Highland Province of Lam Dong on Wednesday.

The baby was hospitalised after showing irregular heart beat, paleness, breathing difficulties and convulsions, according to Bui Xuan Thanh, deputy director of Lam Dong Hospital.

The case was reported to the Health Ministry and the Pasteur Institute in HCM City, while the provincial health department halted the use of the vaccine. — VNS

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