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.
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
GlaxoSmithKline announced on Friday that Canadian health officials have approved their promising new shingles vaccine for public distribution. The recombinant zoster vaccine, now available to senior Canadians as Shingrix, has been approved to prevent herpes zoster (shingles). The drug is … Continue reading
Millions of Americans depend on the flu shot each year. But a new study says that the flu shot may not protect the most vulnerable in society. The study finds that young people with leukemia are equally likely to get … Continue reading
A panel of experts, whose work guides the policy on vaccination in the US, has just voted to recommend the new vaccine for shingles, Shingrix, produced by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), over the competitor, Zostavax, which is created by Merck. Members of … Continue reading
Lewis-Sumner syndrome is a rare nerve disorder which mainly affects the arms and hands. The medical term for this syndrome is multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy (MADSAM). Although the exact cause is unknown, it is not present at … Continue reading