June 3, 2017

Mishandled Measles Vaccine Kills 15 Children in South Sudan

Contaminated vaccines in a rural village in South Sudan killed 15 children last month and endangered dozens more, according to a statement from the World Health Organization, Unicef and the health ministry of South Sudan.

In the remote village of Nachodokopele in southeastern South Sudan, the same syringe was used on multiple people for four days straight. The vaccines were not stored in a cool place, as they should have been, the statement said. Read more.

NY Times

15 peuters dood door fout met vaccin tegen mazelen - RTL

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