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Category Archives: Vaccine Injury

When a Flu Vaccine Allergic Reaction is Life-Threatening

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this January 14, 2016 at 11:30 am
Vaccines save lives and protect us from the spread of disease, especially during flu season. People are vaccinated every day without problems, but a serious vaccine injury can occur on very rare occasions. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening, whole-body reaction that can start minutes or hours after a person receives a vaccination. It’s a medical emergency that requires immediate action. This...
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Could Your Shoulder Pain Be A Vaccine Injury?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 23, 2015 at 3:35 pm
What may begin as shoulder pain after a vaccination could develop into a potentially permanent medical problem. Below are some of the rare shoulder injuries that can result as an adverse reaction to a vaccine. Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration After a vaccination, some people have suffered what is called Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA), which is...
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Rare but Life-Changing Vaccine Side Effect

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) can cause someone who was once independent and healthy to suddenly become paralyzed, and it can happen very quickly. Even with prompt treatment, GBS can be fatal or cause permanent nerve damage. What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome? GBS is a rare disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves. There is no known cure for GBS, but...
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The 5 Facts You Need to Know about Vaccine Injury Claims

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 16, 2015 at 9:58 pm
Filing a vaccine injury claim does not involve the same process as that of a lawsuit. Below are five important facts about the vaccine claim process that victims and their families should know. 1. Vaccine claims have their own program in Washington, D.C.  The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was established by the U.S. government as an accessible, no-fault...
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