Jun 23, 2013

BEED (Maharashtra), 23 JUNE: A 10-month-old boy, found infected with the vaccine derived polio virus (VDPV), died in Latur district civil hospital due to brain damage, doctor said.

Rohit Rajabhu Shelke was found to be infected with VDPV type 2. The child was diagnosed with fever on 27 April 2013, and suffered paralysis of left limbs on 4 May, followed by convulsions. The other limbs were eventually paralysed, after which he was admitted to a private hospital in Ambejogai.