Hepatitis B vaccination has been linked to anaphylactic shock and death in infants. - GreenMedInfo Summary
[Analysis on the adverse events following immunization of 10 infants death after hepatitis B vaccination].
Adv Exp Med Biol. 1990;272:183-95. PMID: 20077677
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety of Hepatitis B vaccine by analyzing the 10 infants death after Hepatitis B vaccination. METHODS: Collect the reporting data from the public health emergencies report system of China Disease Prevention and Control System. RESULTS: In the 10 death cases after hepatitis B vaccination, 2 cases would be acute anaphylactic shock caused by the vaccination, and the other 8 death cases were not related to vaccination. CONCLUSIONS: The hepatitis B vaccine of China were safety, there were very few death cases of allergic reactions following hepatitis B vaccination. We should standardize the vaccination in order to reduce the adverse events following immunization.