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Philippines orders probe into Sanofi dengue vaccine for 730,000 children

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Nearly 734,000 children aged nine and over in the Philippines have received one dose of the Dengvaxia vaccine for dengue. Sanofi says Dengvaxia could worsen the disease in some cases.

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THE Philippines ordered a probe on Monday into the immunisation of more than 730,000 children with a vaccine for dengue that has been suspended following an announcement by French drug company Sanofi that it could worsen the disease in some cases.

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