On February 21, 2013, a one month-old baby girl died after receiving her first vaccinations. Baby Ayushi Gupta died at the Maltibai Hospital, Thane, West Mumbai in India just hours after receiving her vaccinations for Hepatitis B, DPT (diptheria, pertussis and tetanus) and oral pulse polio drops.
Her parents blame her death on the vaccinations and have filed a complaint with the Thane Nagar police station against the hospital for negligence.
Just before her vaccinations, Ayushi’s parents, Amit and Lata Gupta, informed the hospital that their baby was unwell and had a cough. After examining the baby, doctors told her parents that the cough was caused by a change in the weather and continued with the vaccinations.
FIVE VACCINES LATER, THEIR DAUGHTER IS GONE
According to reports, Ayushi began to cry immediately after receiving the vaccinations. However, doctors informed her anxious parents that it was possible that she would cry the entire day, as this was a common side effect of the vaccinations! They advised her parents to take her home and feed her two hours later.
The Mumbai Mirror, reporting on the story, issued a statement from her parents, who said:
“We brought her home and fed her milk around two hours later. Around 7 pm, her eyes were shut and we assumed that she had fallen asleep,” Amit said. “When my wife tried to wake her up, she did not move.” 
On finding their baby ill, they immediately rushed the sick infant to the Maltbai Hospital. Sadly, it was too late and Ayushi was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to The Mumbai Mirror, Senior Inspector P. Thorat from Thane Nagar Police Station told reporters that they had recorded statements from the all the staff responsible for administering vaccinations and they had checked the vaccine batches.
Experts reported that adverse reactions after vaccinations were rare and that 22 other children received the vaccines and were said to be fine.
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