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Hanoi Halts Hepatitis B Vaccinations After Baby’s Death (Vietnam)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Health centers in Vietnam's capital were ordered to stop using hepatitis B vaccines because a baby died after being inoculated with it. Hanoi's Preventive Health Center also urged hospitals and other health facilities to stop giving the vaccine, which is given to babies for free under the country's National Inoculation Program. The cause of the baby's death was unknown, but doctors said it died six hours after an injection with the recombinant DNA vaccine Euvax-B, made by South Korea-based LG Life Sciences. (Click here for more



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