A Coventry teenager who died shortly after be given a cervical cancer vaccine was not killed by a reaction to the jab, it has been revealed.
Natalie Morton died from a malignant tumour in her chest, according to Deputy Coroner for Coventry Louise Hunt.
Opening and adjourning an inquest at Coventry Magistrates' Court, she said the 14-year-old had died from a tumour involving her heart and lungs.
The teenager collapsed at Blue Coat Church of England School on Monday, but died in hospital just hours after receiving the vaccination.
The vaccine's manufacturer initiated a recall of the batch of Cervarix involved as a precaution prior to the results of the post-mortem examination, but health experts have said it is safe.
Estimates show the chance of having a life-threatening reaction to the jab is one in a million, while the probability of women developing cervical cancer is around 7,400 times greater.
The Government has said the vaccine is safe and it has full confidence in the cervical cancer programme.
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