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Regarding the articles 'Hep B vaccine causing MS' (News, February 19) and 'Am I at legal risk over hepatitis immunisation?' (Features, February 19).

Before GPs and practice nurses rush off in droves to cover themselves against hepatitis B litigation, and before doctors give the say-so for the next cleaner/ childminder/classroom assistant to have hepatitis B vaccination as a condition of employment, they may wish to consider that I was a perfectly fit, active and well GP before what subsequently proved to be my first attack of MS in 1989, 10 days after my second hep B jab.

Dr FM Cogan

Lees, Oldham

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