Health & Fitness

Vaccination leaves children unconscious

Dera Ghazi Khan: At least a dozen children fall unconscious due to measles vaccination here at a local school on Thursday. In a bid to follow anti-measles campaign, a team of health department DG Khan went to Central Modal School to vaccinate the children, but during the vaccination a dozen of the children fall unconscious.

Report suggests that the school administration informed Rescue 1122 immediately after the incident. The Rescue team, accompanied by Physician Dr. Muhammad Yousaf and Dr. Shakeel Ahmad of the district hospital, provided first aid to the affected children.

When contacted a member of the school staff said that the children were vaccinated prior to lunch time when their stomachs were empty. However, clerical staff of the school told SANA that the children fell unconscious due to fear adding that they were sent to their houses after providing first aid when they were in senses.-SANA

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