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Supreme Court Will Hear Case About Vaccine Side Effects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) The Supreme Court will decide whether drug makers can be sued by parents who claim their children suffered serious health problems from vaccines. The justices on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from parents in Pittsburgh who want to sue Wyeth over the serious side...

Court Says Thimerosal Did Not Cause Autism

WASHINGTON – (AP) The vaccine additive thimerosal is not to blame for autism, a special federal court ruled Friday in a long-running battle by parents convinced there is a connection. While expressing sympathy for the parents involved in the emotionally charged cases, the court concluded...

Federal Circuit Affirms Rejection Of Vaccine-Autism Link

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) In the first appeal to be considered of the Vaccine Court’s rejection of a connection between childhood vaccines and autism, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed May 13 that the petitioners’ evidence was unreliable and insufficient ...

High Court Hears Case About Vaccine Side Effects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court is trying to sort out whether drug companies can be sued for claims of serious side effects from childhood vaccines without driving vaccine makers from the market and risking a public health crisis. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .