Infant dies after vaccination in Odisha’s Keonjhar; ANM detained

Keonjhar: Tension erupted at Puskala village in Telkoi area of Odisha’s Keonjhar district today as a two-month-old baby died allegedly after being vaccinated.

Irate villagers detained the concerned auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) demanding intervention of the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO).

“My child was vaccinated yesterday. After returning home, blood started oozing out twice from the spot where the injection was administered. Later, the infant didn’t consume any food and died around 1.30 am last night,” said the father of the deceased child.

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