MR Vaccine Scare in UP: Over 30 School Children Fall Sick After Receiving Measles & Rubella Vaccine in Shahjahanpur
Childrens Fall Sick After Receiving Vaccine in Shahjahanpur (Credit: ANI)

Lucknow, December 7: Over thirty children were hospitalised on Thursday after they administered vaccination for measles and rubella in Uttar Pradesh. The incident took at a Saraswati Shishu Mandir school in Shahjahanpur district. The students started falling ill and complained of a headache and giddiness after taking the vaccination. Measles-Rubella (Gover) Vaccine Causes Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction) and Infertility in Muslims? Fake News Circulates on WhatsApp.

After being informed, District Magistrate Amrit Tripathi and other administrative officers rushed to the hospital to inquire about the health status of children. "All children are okay now. Some precautions are needed to be taken and we are setting up an inquiry to check if these precautions were taken or not. Training of the person who had to give vaccination is also a matter of inquiry," Tripathi said. Lizard Found in Mid-Day Meal at Odisha School, 22 Children Fall Ill.

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, in 2017, more than 1,00,000 deaths were due to measles across the globe. In India, the government has started an initiative the Measles-Rubella (MR) Campaign to eliminate measles and control rubella by 2020.

Earlier, around twenty-two students of Kharida New Primary School in Odisha's Bhograi block on Wednesday fell ill after having mid-day meals in the school. The students were rushed to hospital after they complained of a headache and vomiting. School headmaster said that after lizard was found in food, it was prepared again. However, students alleged that they were served the same curry. Meanwhile, all the students are out of danger now.