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7-month-old baby dies after taking polio vaccine in Maharashtra's Palghar

The baby was given a dose of polio drops on Tuesday afternoon and according to his parents, he did not wake up the next morning

7-month-old baby dies after taking polio vaccine in Maharashtra's Palghar
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Palghar, First Published Jul 8, 2020, 4:53 PM IST
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Palghar: A seven-month-old baby boy from a tribal family died allegedly after he was administered a vaccine in Mokada taluka of Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Wednesday (July 8).

The baby was given a dose of polio drops on Tuesday afternoon and according to his parents, he did not wake up the next morning, the station house officer (SHO) of Mokada police station said.

A case of accidental death has been registered in this regard and the infant's body has been sent for postmortem, he said.

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