China investigates vaccine maker after baby deaths

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Posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:00 am

BEIJING (AP) - China sent health experts to investigate a drug maker Tuesday to see if several recent deaths of babies were related to a vaccine they received in a government immunization program.

A team of government investigators was sent to Biokangtai, a drug maker based in the southern city of Shenzhen, state broadcaster China Central Television said, amid growing public concern about the safety of the vaccine.

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