Update news vaccine
VietNamNet Bridge – Inspectors have found many violations in technical injection process, vaccine preservation and safety regulations during their recent inspection of overall vaccination process at 30 provinces and cities nation-wide.
Two years, nearly 20 babies die after vaccination
VietNamNet Bridge - Over the past two years, a series of cases of complications after vaccination have killed nearly 20 babies. Even adults also died after vaccination.
Health worker keeps half of baby vaccine
VietNamNet Bridge – Parents of small children in the city are worried about the possible misuse of vaccines in Ha Noi after a local health worker was found to retain part of a vaccine shot while injecting a child.
Health Ministry to make a conclusion on vaccine quality in June
The Ministry of Health will make the decision to use Quinvaxem or replace it by another vaccine in late June, said Professor Nguyen Tran Hien, Chairman of the National Immunization Program.
Vaccine banned after triggering adverse reactions
VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health last Saturday announced that it was suspending temporarily the use of "Quinvaxem," the five-in-one vaccine, for safety reasons.
H7N9 vaccine expected ready within 7 months: ministries
As part of China's emergency response to the H7N9 bird flu on technological front, China formally launched a research project on Wednesday for developing a vaccine for H7N9.
Vaccine shortfall in Da Nang
VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of infants in Da Nang had to return without receiving their scheduled vaccinations on Monday because the central city had underestimated the quantity of vaccines needed.
Ministry seeks answers to vaccine child deaths
VietNamNet Bridge – After several babies died or suffered serious reaction from Quinvaxem injections in the last two months, the Ministry of Health called for a special meeting on January 9 to discuss reasons behind these deaths.
“5 in 1” vaccine to be tested after three children died
The Ministry of Health on December 20 asked the World Health Organization (WHO) and the manufacturer to verify the safety of the vaccine Quinvaxem and polio, after three babies in Nghe An province died after vaccination.