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Merck Vaccine Recall Due To Equipment Contamination

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Merck announces voluntary vaccine recall of certain lots of PEDVAXHIB and COMVAX. Merck vaccine recall is due to the fact that the company cannot assure sterility of these specific vaccine lots.

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The third update of Merck's vaccine recall from Dow Jones reads that the number of Merck childhood vaccine recall is 1.2 million doses of childhood vaccine.

Merck vaccine recall news release

Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that the Company has initiated a voluntary recall of 11 lots of its Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine, PEDVAXHIB [Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate)], and two lots of its combination Haemophilus influenzae type B/ hepatitis B vaccine, COMVAX [Haemophilus b Conjugate (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate)].