Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a blood disorder that causes serious complications in a relatively small percentage of cases. But, even when ITP does not cause serious complications, living with the disorder can prove costly and challenging, and it can… Read More ›
HRSA: Nearly 75% of All Vaccine Injury Claims Involve Flu Shots
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) provides compensation to individuals and families who are coping with the effects of vaccine-related illnesses and injuries. The VICP covers many different types of illnesses and injuries, and it also covers many different… 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 ›
What are the Current Childhood Vaccination Rates in the U.S.?
Vaccination is one of the best ways to protect children against the flu and several other potentially-dangerous communicable diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend vaccination against Hepatitis B at birth, and vaccination against 13 other diseases… Read More ›
2017 Year in Review: What We Learned about Vaccines and Vaccine Injuries
2017 was a busy year in the world of vaccinations. From an MMR outbreak on college campuses and the start of one of the most-dangerous flu seasons in recent memory to important revisions to the Vaccine Injury Table, vaccine-related headlines… Read More ›