Monday, May 21, 2018
A week after a 3-month-old boy was vaccinated against the rotavirus disease he almost died from an obstruction to his intestines - an issue known to be a rare response to the vaccine.
An immunisation expert said it was impossible to tell if the vaccine brought on the sickness. The family were told by doctors that Jude's case was as rare as one in 50,000.
But the family have spoken out to warn others to keep an eye out for symptoms and get treatment straight away if they became concerned.
"Ripped to shreds with stress," David and Sonya Cooper found themselves at Auckland's Starship children's hospital giving their baby boy one last kiss before he was wheeled away for urgent surgery .Read More Here