A father of a four-month-old infant had complained to the Kuliyapitiya Police regarding the death of an infant after developing an illness following a vaccine.

The infant died yesterday (July 16) morning after being admitted to the Kuliyapitiya hospital due to breathing difficulties.

The infant’s father in his  complaint  to the  Police  stated that the child developed this illness’s after receiving the vaccine given to 04-month-old children by the Hettipola  Medical Officer of Health (MOH)  office on July 15.

It has been found during the police investigations that a number of infants have also received the same vaccine, and none of them have developed any complications.