Haryana, India: Six year old boy succumbs to rabies

Posted on August 31, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel News

Following the death of a six-year-old boy after being administered an anti-rabies vaccine (ARV) here on Wednesday, the Haryana health department has alerted all civil hospitals to temporarily discontinue using the vaccine. The incident took place at Karnal Civil Hospital and doctors termed it a case of vaccine reaction Karnal civil surgeon Dr Shiv Kumar said that the vaccine, AbhyaRab, manufactured by Human Biological Institute, Tamil Nadu, has been withdrawn. Read article

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