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Children complain of skin problems after taking vaccines

india Updated: Jul 08, 2009 16:01 IST

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At least 27 children have complained of skin problems after they were allegedly administered expired vaccines at a health centre in the district, official sources said on Wednesday.

Health workers had recently administered vaccines of Japanese Encephalitis to scores of children at Natibpur village under Khanakul area. Suddenly, father of a child noticed that the vaccines had expired in May this year, the sources said.

“We are investigating the matter after we received the complaints yesterday. Action will be taken against those responsible,” district Chief Medical Officer of Health Bhusan Chakraborty said.