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Thirty-eight children from northern Chad have been hospitalized after being vaccinated for meningitis in a government campaign, the health minister said Monday. "During the last phase of the vaccination campaign organized at Gouro (near the Libyan border) on December 11 to 15, 2012, unusual reactions were noted," Health Minister Mamouth Nahor NGawara said. The health ministry sent the children to two hospitals in the capital NDjamena and then flew seven of them to Tunisia "for further exams and more specialized care", N'Gawara added, saying that "their state of health is not worrying". Some of the children began to moan shortly after receiving their meningitis shot and then went into convulsions,