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Seven-month-old Baby Dies After Being Administered Polio Vaccine in Maharashtra's Palghar

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A case of accidental death has been registered in this regard and the infant's body has been sent for post-mortem, police said.

A seven-month-old baby boy from a tribal family died allegedly after he was administered a vaccine in Mokada taluka of Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Wednesday.

The baby was given a dose of polio drops on Tuesday afternoon and according to his parents, he did not wake up the next morning, the station house office of Mokada police station said.

A case of accidental death has been registered in this regard and the infant's body has been sent for post-mortem, he said.

first published:July 08, 2020, 17:00 IST