Deaths of Dengvaxia-vaccinated children now at 87

DOH: Deaths of 


children now at 87

 / 05:28 PM May 22, 2018
The recorded number deaths of children who received the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine is now at 87 although the link between the deaths and the vaccine has yet to be proven, Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Rolando Domingo said on Tuesday.
“Na-confirm natin na cases from our epidemiology bureau that 87 children were confirmed to have had Dengvaxia vaccination died either of dengue or any other illness,” Domingo said in an interview after the approval of the House appropriations committee of the P1.161 billion supplemental budget for the medical assistance of Dengvaxia vaccinees.

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