Woman dies after vaccination

Published : 8:41 am  March 14, 2017 | No comments so far |  |  (322) reads | 

By J.A.L. Jayasinghe   
A resident of Kandy has complained to the Katugastota Police that his wife had died after she was administered a vaccine at a private hospital in Kandy, Police said.   

The 25-year-old mother of three had been admitted to the hospital to undergo a surgical operation.   

“The patient had been in a critical condition after she was injected with a small dose of a vaccine prior to the surgery,” hospital sources said.   

The Katugastota Police are investigating.   

Meanwhile, Central Provincial Health Director Dr. Shanthi Samarasinghe said she was informed about it yesterday and that she had ordered an immediate investigation into the matter.