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article imageGlaxoSmithKline vaccine suspended in Portugal

By Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti     Mar 26, 2014 in Health
The National Agency for Medicines and Health Products of Portugal decided to suspend the administration of British vaccine maker GlaxoSmithKline's vaccine Infanrix Tetra following the report of adverse reactions.
The injured experienced severe pain and swelling in the arms.
The injury occurred 48 hours after administration of the vaccine and the withdrawn lot is no. AC20B268AB, expiring on 07/31/2015 .
When a vaccine reaction occurs quickly after the vaccination, there is always the danger that over time the child may experience more serious adverse events. Parents were encouraged to report any side-effects occuring three days after vaccination.
A suspension of the hexavalent vaccine Infanrix Hexa was applied in many countries around the world in In October 2012,
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