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128 Kids Die after Vaccination in 2010

By HIOC Team

According to the Union Health Ministry statistics, obtained by Right to Information Act, there were 128 children who died due to adverse effects after immunization (AEFI). Of these 128 deaths, 28 were from Maharashtra, 18 from Uttar Pradesh, 11 from Andhra Pradesh and 8 from Tamil Nadu. More and more children in India are... »

“Easy Five” Vaccination against Hepatitis-B

By HIOC Team

The Central government has taken initiatives to protect children against Hepatitis B, HIB (haemophilus influenza type – B) and DPT (Diptheria, Pertusis and Tetanus). An advanced vaccine called “Easy- Five” will be given to children in 3 doses for free. The doses will be given after 6 months, second after 10 months and the... »

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