Flu shots suspended after kids hospitalised

(Australian Broadcasting Corp) — The Western Australian Government has suspended all flu vaccinations for children under five while it investigates a spike in admissions to Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth.

The Health Minister, Kim Hames, says 45 children have been taken to hospital suffering high temperatures and febrile convulsions after receiving the vaccination.

Dr Hames says the program will be suspended until the department finishes its investigation.

via Flu shots suspended after kids hospitalised – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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