Vaccines are linked to a wide variety of injuries from skin rashes to death. Like all drugs, vaccines can be dangerous. Compiling information about health conditions associated with vaccination is a major step to educating the public that there is indeed a risk of injury. Learn more about reporting vaccine injury.
Shoulder injuries after vaccination are becoming common with more people complaining of intense shoulder pain within a day or two after vaccination. Victims of vaccine related shoulder injuries have received over $18 million in compensation from the vaccine injury compensation program. Learn more about shoulder injuries related to vaccine administration.
While researchers have not yet cured the common cold, they may be closer than ever to doing just that for the flu. For scientists who have been testing a new type of flu vaccine, they may have found the formula … Continue reading
We’re told that the influenza virus rapidly changes to work around the immunity that its host develops. If that’s the case, why do the most up-to-date flu vaccines only cover last year’s strain of the flu? More and more concerned … Continue reading
Millions of Americans receive vaccines on a yearly basis. They are essential for getting into schools and maintaining everyday health. Many vaccines have been tested and tried over years or even decades. But even those vaccines can have problems and … Continue reading
While most people believe social media is used only to keep in touch with family and friends, public health officials are starting to believe it can be used for other purposes as well. With more and more outbreaks of measles … Continue reading
According to a new study, a law in the state of Washington designed to discourage exemptions for nonmedical childhood vaccines appears to have been successful. The legislation was passed in 2011. It placed a legal requirement on parents to speak … Continue reading
At one time, experiencing shoulder injuries as a result of receiving a vaccination injection was rare enough that it hadn’t even earned a name classifying it as a real condition. In recent years, however, incidences of this occurring have steadily … Continue reading
North America will soon be facing the most current flu season. If it is anything like the influenza impacting Australia, it could be a very challenging flu season. According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the … Continue reading
When it comes to fighting cancer, medical researchers are always looking to create new vaccines. This is especially true of cervical cancer, which takes thousands of women’s lives annually. As a result, drug manufacturer Merck has been conducting clinical trials … Continue reading
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Bar Taco Port Chester, LLC. This is a company that owns Bartaco, a restaurant in Yonkers. The restaurant is being sued because they exposed people to Hepatitis A. Crystal Lopez was one … Continue reading
A mumps outbreak recently occurred at Syracuse University despite the fact that students were vaccinated. Merck & Co, which is the company that made the vaccine, has been accused of deceptive marketing. Stephen A. Krahling and Joan A. Wlochowskia filed … Continue reading