The supply of vaccines used today is considered the safest in history; the vast majority of people do not experience any adverse reactions. Of those who do incur side effects, most are mild; very rarely, people have more serious side effects, like allergic reactions.
In the rare circumstance where someone experiences a negative side effect to a vaccine, the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) allows individuals to file a vaccine injury claim for financial compensation.
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Every day, thousands of babies and kids receive routine vaccinations at the advice of their doctors and health professionals. While most parents trust that the benefits of administering a vaccine outweigh the small chance that their child will suffer a vaccine injury, some feel hesitant about taking the risk.
What is a Vaccine Injury?
A vaccine injury is an injury caused by vaccination. Every year, a small percentage of vaccinated individuals suffer adverse reactions to vaccinations. Reactions range from shoulder and arm pain to severe neurological conditions such as GBS, ADEM, TM, seizures, and others, and sometimes even death.Read More