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Teenager who died after having HPV vaccine had a malignant chest tumour

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 01 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4032
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

    An English teenager who died shortly after receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix had a large malignant tumour in her chest, which caused her death, public health doctors have said.

    A pathologist confirmed on 1 October that results of a post mortem examination into the death of 14 year old Natalie Morton from Coventry …

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