Parents demand names of children given faulty vaccineBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7184.626f (Published 06 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:626
- Doug Payne
Brian Cowen, the Irish minister for health, has confirmed that his department has tracked down records showing that 253 doses from a toxic batch of vaccines were administered to children between 1968 and 1970. Almost none of the children's parents have been told, however.
Now, a group of parents of mentally handicapped people have called on the minister to release any information he has to identify who received the doses.
Mr Cowen told …