Friday, September 6, 2013

Sedgwick County: Vaccinations for 276 people may be ineffective

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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Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2013/09/06/2984618/sedgwick-county-vaccinations-for.html#storylink=cpy

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