Shenzhen Kangtai's Hepatitis B Vaccine Implicated In Six Deaths
12/27/2013 8:43:24 AM
by Richard Daverman, PhD
December 26, 2013 -- In China, eight young children have died after developing adverse reactions to a hepatitis B vaccine. Six of the newborns were given vaccines produced by Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products, China’s largest provider of hepatitis B vaccines with a 60% market share. China regulators have stopped all use of Kangtai’s vaccine, pending an investigation. Two other children have died following administration of a vaccine made by Beijing Tiantan Biological Products. So far, authorities have not restricted use of Tiantan’s products. More details....
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