Sedgwick County: Vaccinations for 276 people may be ineffective
The Sedgwick County Health Department is trying to contact nearly 300
people who received vaccines that were not stored properly, the
department said Friday in a news release.
The Health Department
said it was notified by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment
that vaccines transferred to the county were stored outside of the
recommended guidelines. The vaccines that may possibly be affected
include Dtap, polio, Pediarix, (combination vaccine of hepatitis B,
polio, and Dtap), Pentacel (combination vaccine of Dtap, HIB and polio),
meningitis, rotavirus, HPV and hepatitis B.
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