Karkala, April 08, 2021: A complaint has been lodged at the Karkala town police station alleging that a four and a half month old child died due to side effects of a vaccination administered to it at the Primary Health Centre.
Sudhaker R Shetty, the complainant said the baby was taken to the PHC at Renjala on April 7 at around 12.30 for vaccination. Later after returning home at around 3 pm the child began frothing in mouth and fell ill. He was immediately taken to a private hospital in Karkala. However the child died in the evening.