Vaccine gets clean bill of health

Report attributes death of infants to human error at Tiruvallur PHC THE measles vaccine administered to children in Tamil Nadu has been given a clean chit by the Central Drugs Laboratory at Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh. In its report submitted to the Union Health Ministry, the lab suggested that human error at the local level could have resulted in the death of four infants last month at Tiruvallur district. Samples of the vaccine had been sent to the lab following the death of children who had developed complications after receiving the vaccine shot.