March 09, 2019:
On Friday, a day after a toddler died & 26 children were hospitalized due to health problems after being vaccinated at a Primary Health Centre in Hyderabad, the Police registered a case against doctors & involved staff.
Police told that the case was registered under Section 304 (A) of the Indian Penal Code (causing death by negligence) against the doctors and staff allegedly involved in administering and overseeing the vaccination to the children.
Several children were vaccinated at the PHC in Nampalli.
Later on some were brought to the state-run Niloufer hospital with complaints of fever.
A Senior Medical Official had said that the tablet given after administering vaccines could have caused complications.
A report from Niloufer revealed that 32 infants are currently undergoing treatment and all of them are out of danger.