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MMR baby died of natural causes

George Fisher - family photograph
George Fisher's parents think the MMR jab was "implicated" in his death

A baby from Gloucestershire found dead in his cot 10 days after being given the MMR jab died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

George Fisher was discovered by his mother Sarah, 42, at their Cheltenham home in January 2006.

Mrs Fisher and her husband Christopher, 43, believe the vaccine was "implicated" in their son's death.

But Professor Peter Fleming, of Bristol University, said it may have been a case of sudden infant death.

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