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12 children vaccinated with sanitiser instead of polio vaccine.

12 children vaccinated with sanitiser instead of polio vaccine.

The official stated that the children are now doing fine and three officials including a health worker, doctor, and ASHA worker will be suspended, Twelve children under five years of age were admitted to a hospital after they were administered sanitiser drops instead of polio vaccine in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on Monday, informed Yavatmal District Council Chief Executive Officer Shrikrishna Panchal.

The official stated that the children are now doing fine and three officials including a health worker, doctor, and ASHA worker will be suspended in connection with the incident. Subsequently, one of the children complained of vomiting and uneasiness, Meanwhile, another official said the incident came to light when the village sarpanch checked the drops and found them to be hand sanitiser and not polio doses.

After the incident, parents in the area are under fear and have demanded action against the persons responsible for the shocking lapse, Yavatmal Collector M D Singh visited the hospital and enquired about the condition of the children, the official said.

The incident took place on the Polio National Immunisation Day, which is observed on January 31. You may take this news as a normal news, but this news tell many things about our health care system.

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