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Latest National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act Stories

2011-02-23 10:15:00

Decision in Bruesewitz case leaves families with no hope of obtaining compensation from drug makers for vaccine injuries NIXA, Mo., Feb.

2011-02-22 13:46:00

Supreme Court Decides Bruesewitz v. Wyeth 6-2, Foreclosing Civil Lawsuits for Vaccine Design Defect NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Vaccine Safety (CVS) condemns the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Bruesewitz v.

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2011-02-22 12:30:00

The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday that federal law shields vaccine makers from product-liability lawsuits in state court seeking damages for a child's injuries or death from a vaccine's side effects.

2011-02-01 21:46:41

Sustained high vaccination coverage is key to preventing deaths from measles.

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2010-10-13 09:55:00

The US Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday as they prepare to determine whether or not vaccine makers can be sued for alleged side effects caused by their products.

2010-05-19 07:05:00

The Coalition for Vaccine Safety (CVS) calls for independent vaccine safety agency and Congressional hearings on government's lax record on safety issues WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A three-part investigative series on Merck's cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil®, highlights serious conflicts of interest across agencies of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in the development, approval and safety surveillance of vaccines.

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2010-03-09 10:05:00

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case regarding the right of parents to sue companies they claim manufactured preventative vaccines that gave their children other serious medical conditions.

2008-10-24 12:00:26

The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is calling on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to publicly release the study design, data and names of principal investigators involved in a statement this week maintaining that Gardasil vaccine is safe with no serious side effects.

2008-06-26 09:03:12

SWIFTWATER, Pa., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group, announced today that its Pentacel(R), Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate) Vaccine will be included in the federal government's Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.


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