The State Government constituted a committee to look into the issues and problems connected with the pentavalent vaccine. The committee included former head of the Department of Paediatrics, Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, Dr. Noel Narayanan, Head of the Department of Medicine Dr. Lalitha Kailas, Head of the Department of Community Medicine at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Dr. Laila and Director of Health Services Dr. P. K. Jameela. The committee had looked into various aspects of safety and efficiency before giving the final nod.