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— William Wilberforce

Government Proposes Making It Harder to Get Vaccine Injury Compensation

main suffering from shoulder pain

In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a notice of proposed rule making in the Federal Register1 that would remove shoulder injuries and vasovagal syncope from the Vaccine Injury Table used by the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). The proposed rule making would also eliminate Item XVII, whereby […]

Young Girl Dies in Thailand Following HPV Vaccination

girl students in a classroom

An 11-year-old girl died on Aug. 30, 2020 after receiving an HPV (human papillomavirus infection) vaccine for cervical cancer at her school in Maha Rat, Thailand. It is unclear how much time elapsed between the time the girl was vaccinated and her death. It is also not clear if the death was caused by the […]

Mom Questions Safety of Gardasil

Mom Questions Safety of Gardasil

Just weeks after a teenager received a vaccine meant to prevent HPV, problems arose. The teenager’s mother says she had nowhere to turn for information or help. Seventeen-year-old Maddy Mormon loves music. But two years ago, she got too tired to play and would lie in bed with intense headaches and body pain. Maddy missed […]

American Cancer Society Tells Doctors to Give Nine-Year-Old Children HPV Vaccine

young girl with blonde hair

The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its guidelines for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination on July 8, 2020 and now recommends that doctors and other healthcare providers routinely administer the two-dose HPV vaccination series to boys and girls between the ages of nine and 10.1 Currently, the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends […]

Woman Shares Her Serious Reaction to Gardasil

doctor holding a syringe

My experience with vaccine injury began almost 13 years ago, but I wouldn’t be privy to that information until many years later. In March of 2007, at 26 years old, I received the first round of Gardasil. I had already been exposed to HPV and they told me it could help make it go away. […]

Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry Competes for Vaccine Market Share

Chinese vaccine researcher

China’s National Medical Products Administration has announced that two Chinese pharmaceutical companies, Walvax Biotechnology and Innovax, have been approved to start selling their own version of drugs previously available only through global pharmaceutical giants Pfizer, Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.1 Cecolin, developed by Innovax, will compete in the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) arena against Merck’s Gardasil and […]

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