Barabanki (UP), Jul 22 (PTI) A child died and several others were taken ill after they were administered measles vaccine here, officials said today.

Nine-month-old Shivansh died and several others were taken ill yesterday when they were administered the vaccine during a drive in Avadhupr Hazipur village in Ghungter area here, they said.

The condition of two children is serious.

Shivansh''s father has lodged a complaint against medical officer, ANM and a health worker in this regard.

In the preliminary inquiry, health officials have admitted that the vaccine vials were left open for long hours.