Health Ministry denies information on children’s death after vaccination against polio

Source : 112 Ukraine

The separate appeal to the General Prosecutor's Office is being prepared
16:40, 29 February 2016

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The link between cases of child deaths and immunization against polio is untrue, - reported the press service of the Ministry of Health.

"Ministry of Health of Ukraine has all the necessary conclusions of the Regional Rapid Response Group and the Central Commission regarding the investigation of adverse events following immunization, made in compliance with all procedures and regulations stipulated by the law. It shows that the child's death, which coincided with the period of supplementary immunization against polio is not linked to vaccination.” – stated in the message.

Earlier Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported that  83 people died of flu in Ukraine

We recall, earlier media circulated information about General Prosecutor's Office confirmed the fact of connection between the cases of children’s deaths and immunization against polio.

The Ministry of Health intends to appeal to the General Prosecutor's Office with the requirement to provide an explanation regarding this situation separately.

Related: World Health Organization called on Ukraine to declare state of emergency on health sector due to polio outbreak

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