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FDA suspends sale, distribution of Dengvaxia

/ 07:47 AM December 05, 2017

The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has suspended the sale, distribution, and marketing of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the Philippines, according to a TV news report.

The report aired over at GMA7’s ‘Unang Hirit’ said FDA issued the suspension order to Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine’s manufacturer, on Tuesday morning.

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Sanofi earlier disclosed possible harmful effects on children who’ve been administered the vaccine but who have not contracted dengue.

The government has initiated a series of probes into the case. /au

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