Medical News Summary: Children injected with tuberculosis agent are compensated


About: Children injected with tuberculosis agent are compensated
Date: 17 September 2004
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by 22 children in Russia accidentally received a tuberculosis agent injection instead of tuberculine. The children all recuperated eventually and were awarded $6,800 compensation. The incident occurred because the vaccines were not labeled properly. The nurse involved lost her job as a result.
Related Disease Topics: Tuberculosis

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