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China Probe Into H1N1 Vaccination Deaths Reveals Problems

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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A Chinese investigation into reports of fatalities and illnesses associated with H1N1 flu vaccinations in Shanxi Province has turned up cases of children becoming paralyzed. The director of Quangzhou Province CDC said an investigation showed some cases were linked to the vaccination program. Provincial authorities have not released a report of their investigation into the incidents. One case of a paralyzed child involved a 10-year-old boy who had not displayed symptoms of an illness before given the routine shots. The boy was unable to stand on his left leg the morning after the shot. (Click here for more

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