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Parents demand names of children given faulty vaccine

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 06 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:626
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    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 …

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