Monday, March 23, 2009

Prevnar study death in India

"A baby girl in India who died last year during a clinical trial for the Wyeth vaccine Prevnar did so because of 'supervisory shortcomings', not because of problems with the vaccine." The WSJ is reporting that she should never have been entered into the trial, because a sibling had died of a heart condition at four months of age, which should have been a red flag. Read more here.

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