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Suspension of hepatitis B vaccinationcondemned

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7165.1034a (Published 17 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1034
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    The World Health Organisation and French paediatricians have condemned the French government's decision to suspend hepatitis B vaccinations in schools.

    Dr Bernard Kouchner, secretary of state for health, made the decision earlier this month as a temporary measure, pending an investigation into the possibility that hepatitis B vaccine could cause multiple sclerosis or other forms of demyelination …

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