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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7217.1088b (Published 23 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1088

American vaccine withdrawn: American Home Products has withdrawn the rotavirus vaccine, Rotashield, after 99 infants developed intussusception and bowel obstruction. Two have died. The rotavirus vaccine has proved …

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