[2012 March] Infarmed suspended vaccines RotaTeq and Prevnar 13 for suspected adverse reaction The National Authority of Medicines and Health Products (Infarmed) determined, as a precautionary measure, the immediate suspension of the use of vaccines RotaTeq and Prevnar 13 for suspected serious adverse reactions in children. According to an information circular Infarmed was suspended Lot no. º 1590AA/0671579 with valid until May 31, 2013, the oral solution RotaTeq against rotavirus, a major cause of gastroenteritis in children and Lot no. No. F73745 (917,690), valid until May 31, 2014, the injectable vaccine Prevnar 13 for the prevention of pneumonia. ......According to today's edition of the Journal News, Infarmed this decision is related to the death, on Monday, a baby of six months in a nursery in Camarate, Loures, which had been recently vaccinated.
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