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Stories Added - December 16, 2007 - December 23, 2007
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Vaccine Contaminated
Houston County Courier - December 2007

According to a news report, a million doses of children's vaccine, Haemophilus Influenzae Type-B manufactured by Merck and Co. was found to be contaminated after testing showed a sterilization problem in a Pennsylvania factory.
According to Crockett Clinic, anyone who received this HIB Vaccine that prevents meningitis and pneumonia given by Dr. Richard Kelly, Dr. Christopher Haeckler, Dr. Frank A Smith III, Dr. Brandon T. Hamisch, and Dr. Karen Seitz was manufactured by Sanofi and is safe.
Anyone who received a HIB Vaccine from any other clinic should contact their provider for additional information.






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