When All Benefit From Immunization, Who Should Pay for Harms?
Hastings Center Report. 1984 Jun; 14(3): 2.
Every state requires children to be immunized against several communicable diseases before they enter school. At present, the families of children who suffer adverse effects must put their claims through the vagaries of the tort system to obtain compensation. U.S. Senator Paula Hawkins (R-Fla) has introduced the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act (S. 2117) to establish an alternative, nonmandatory, no-fault system of compensation, but--with opposition by both the Administration and vaccine manufacturers--consensus on the bill remains a long way off. (KIE abstract)
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