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|MENB: MENINGOCOCCAL B (BEXSERO) / NOVARTIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTICS||- / UNK||- / -|
Administered by: Other Purchased by: ??
Symptoms: Coma, Death
Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Permanent Disability? No
Office Visit (V2.0)? No
ER or Office Visit (V1.0)? No
ER or ED Visit (V2.0)? No
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC 'Split Type': BEGLAXOSMITHKLINEBE2018GS
Write-up: This case was reported by a physician via sales rep and described the occurrence of death in a child patient who received BEXSERO for prophylaxis. On an unknown date, the patient received BEXSERO .5 ml. On an unknown date, unknown after receiving BEXSERO, the patient experienced death (serious criteria death and GSK medically significant) and coma (serious criteria GSK medically significant). On an unknown date, the outcome of the death was fatal and the outcome of the coma was unknown. The reported cause of death was unknown cause of death. The reporter considered the death and coma to be related to BEXSERO. Additional details were provided as follows: The age at vaccination was not reported. The reporting physician was at childhood consultation office and the consulting physician told the reporting physician that last week she had seen parents who had a prescription for BEXSERO vaccine to give to their child. The parents still doubted and asked an advice to the physician. The parents had doubts because the child of one of their friends was vaccinated with BEXSERO and afterwards child went into a coma and died. The parents said that this was due to BEXSERO. Unfortunately, the physician did not know the patient neither where it happened. The sales representative contacted the nearby hospital to find out more about this death but no information was available. Medical Information contacted the sales representative, who provided the name of the physician. Sales representative would try again to contact the reporting physician to obtain the name of the treating physician of the patient who died. The reporter would try to obtain more information. Reported Cause(s) of Death: Death NOS.
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