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Legal Immunity Set For Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Posted By admin On July 18, 2009 @ 4:32 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

MIKE STOBBE
AP [1]
Thursday, July 2, 2009

ATLANTA — The last time the government embarked on a major vaccine campaign against a new swine flu, thousands filed claims contending they suffered side effects from the shots. This time, the government has already taken steps to head that off.

Vaccine makers and federal officials will be immune from lawsuits that result from any new swine flu vaccine, under a document signed by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, government health officials said Friday.

Since the 1980s, the government has protected vaccine makers against lawsuits over the use of childhood vaccines. Instead, a federal court handles claims and decides who will be paid from a special fund.

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[3] “Drug makers and governments behind swine flu vaccine hysteria”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/drug-makers-and-governments-behind-swine-flu-vaccine-hysteria.html

[4] Health secretary tries easing flu vaccine fears: http://www.prisonplanet.com/health-secretary-tries-easing-flu-vaccine-fears.html

[5] U.S. has 71 million unused flu vaccine doses: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-has-71-million-unused-flu-vaccine-doses.html

[6] Nurses to administer swine flu vaccine as GPs opt out: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nurses-to-administer-swine-flu-vaccine-as-gps-opt-out.html

[7] NZ Government Imports 300,000 Doses Of Swine Flu Vaccine: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nz-government-imports-300000-doses-of-swine-flu-vaccine.html

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