21 March 2019

China records 12th vaccine-related death, Xinhua says

An infant in south China’s Hainan province died on Friday after receiving hepatitis B vaccine, local authorities said, bringing the total of such cases to 12 in the country, Xinhua news agency reported. Medical specialists are on their way to look into the cause of death in Lin’gao County in Hainan, it said. It was the third infant death linked to hepatitis B vaccines produced by Beijing Tiantan Biological Products Co., the report said.

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