A Viral Pandemic, Vaccine Safety, and Compensation for Adverse Events

JAMA
February 23, 2021, Vol 325, No. 8, Pages 705-798
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

A Viral Pandemic, Vaccine Safety, and Compensation for Adverse Events
H. Cody Meissner, MD
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JAMA. 2021;325(8):721-722. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.26792
This Viewpoint reviews the system in place to compensate US residents for proven vaccine injury via the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program and emphasizes that the benefit of COVID-19 vaccines outweighs any potential harm.