When it comes to making decisions about immunizations, it is extremely important to make sure you are relying on accurate and up-to-date information. Recognizing that false information about vaccines is becoming increasingly prevalent, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and… Read More ›
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The CDC has Released a New Study on the Flu Shot’s Effectiveness in Children
Earlier this year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study with some noteworthy findings on the flu shot’s effectiveness in children. According to the CDC, the study found that “flu vaccination protected children against serious… Read More ›
Filing a VICP Claim if Your Child Has Been Diagnosed with a Vaccine Injury or Illness
While vaccine-related injuries and illnesses are rare, they do happen. For families who are struggling to cope with the effects of a childhood vaccine injury or illness, financial compensation is available through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The… Read More ›
Signs and Symptoms of Td and Tdap Vaccine Injuries
The Td and Tdap vaccines provide important protections for children and adults. While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend these vaccines for routine administration and consider them to be safe for the substantial majority of the… Read More ›
WHO Issues 2020-2021 Flu Vaccine Recommendations
Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) issues recommendations for the annual flu shot. Once the WHO issues its recommendations, national health agencies around the world then make their own decisions about which vaccines they will recommend based on local… Read More ›
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt After a Vaccination?
In general, a vaccination can be expected to cause a moderate amount of short-term shoulder pain. As explained by Health.com, common side effects of vaccine injections, “are just temporary and include pain, swelling, and redness around the site of the… Read More ›
What are Ordinary Side Effects of the Flu Shot?
All vaccines have side effects. In most cases, these side effects are mild (at worst), and most people experience them for no more than 24 to 48 hours. However, all vaccines have risks as well; and, when getting vaccinated, it… Read More ›
DTaP Vaccine Injury Lawyer
Bleeding Disorders, Shoulder Injuries, Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and Various Other Complications are Linked to the DTaP Vaccine The DTaP vaccine is one of the primary vaccines that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend for children under seven… Read More ›
2019 Year in Review: What Did We Learn about Vaccine Injuries and the VICP?
As we do every year, we covered a lot of ground on our Vaccine Blog in 2019. Here is a look back at seven of our top articles from last year: 7 of Our Top Articles on Vaccine Injuries and… Read More ›
What are the Warning Signs and Symptoms of ITP?
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder that has been linked to the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). This link has been acknowledged by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which reports that, “[t]he… Read More ›