Mandatory meningitis vaccines fail quality tests, casting cloud over Haj
- The vaccines were manufactured by Bio-Med, which is under scrutiny for supplying allegedly tainted polio vaccines
- The development has left the health ministry mulling an alternative plan to inoculate the more than 200,000 Haj pilgrims bound for Mecca
At least two batches of meningitis vaccines meant for Haj pilgrims have failed quality tests, sending government scrambling for emergency supplies.
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