Gardasil Lawsuit Filed by Woman With HPV Vaccine Side Effects
A lawsuit has been filed by a 19 year-old woman who claims she was severely injured by Gardasil®, an HPV vaccine made by Merck & Co.
Good Luck Getting Paid for COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects
As drug-makers rush to create a COVID-19 vaccine and governments gear up for mass-immunization programs, lawyers are warning that people who suffer the side effects may have a hard time getting paid.
Hospitals Pull Out ‘Surge Tents’ for Flu Epidemic Victims
Hospitals all over the United States are pulling out temporary "surge tents" to make extra space for record numbers of influenza patients.
Parents: Act Now to Meet School Vaccine Requirements
In some states, parents need to start scheduling vaccine appointments in January or February to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunization requirements for school.
CDC Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine
The American federal health system has recommended a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix® made by GlaxoSmithKline.
Syracuse University Offers Mumps Vaccine As Outbreak Grows
Syracuse University is offering thousands of free booster shots of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine to fight an ongoing outbreak of mumps that has infected at least 27 people on campus.
Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism
A study linking autism to aluminum in vaccines administered to lab rats has been pulled by the author after an independent analysis found evidence that the data had been manipulated after publication.
Vaccines On Trial in Michigan Divorce Court
For the second time this week, a judge in Michigan is putting vaccines on trial as parents fight in divorce court over a child's immunizations.
Resurgence of Whooping Cough Raises Vaccine Concerns
A new study suggests that the resurgence of pertussis ("whooping cough") in the U.S. and other countries with high vaccine coverage may be linked to limitations of the vaccine to prevent infections.
Mom Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Son
A mother in Michigan is in jail after refusing to obey a court order to vaccinate her 9 year-old son in a custody battle with her ex-husband.