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Rabies vaccine recall
7 April 2004
Aventis Pasteur recalled certain lots of ther rabies vaccine Imovax the 2nd of April.
Aventis Pasteur has found live, rabies-vaccine virus in a production lot, which never left the production plant. However, the vaccine manufatured before and after the lot with live, rabies-vaccine virus has been recalled.
Aventis Pasteur has published guidelines for handling people immunised with the recalled Imovax lots.

See: Aventis Pasteur Medical Statement.

The recall has further been commented by the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. and the Federal and Drug Administration, FDA