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Death of an infant in hyperthermia after vaccination
  1. K. Apostolov1,
  2. T. H. Flewett,
  3. K. S. Thompson
  1. Regional Virus Laboratory and Department of Pathology, Little Bromwich Hospital, Birmingham


    Death following hyperpyrexia and coma of rapid onset nine days after vaccination of an infant is reported. Death appeared to be due to overwhelming vaccinial infection without encephalitis. Large amounts of virus was present in lung, spleen, bone marrow, and the vaccination site.

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    • 1 Present address: Institute of Hygiene, Skopje, Yugoslavia.

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