Tagged: VAERS

Unverified reports of vaccine side effects in VAERS aren’t the smoking guns portrayed by right-wing media outlets – they can offer insight into vaccine hesitancy - COVID-19

Guest Author Aug 26, 2021

Matt Motta, Oklahoma State University and Dominik Stecuła, Colorado State University   Chances are you may not be not familiar with the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, or VAERS. Co-managed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, VAERS was established in 1990 to detect possible safety problems with vaccines. Unfortunately, the … Read More

Whole genome sequencing for serious vaccine complaints? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 30, 2012

While I work on longer pieces, a stray thought: how far away are we from genome screening for (court) inquiries about ‘vaccine damage’ so that those with genetic causes might be resolved promptly? A number of countries maintain databases of reports of possible adverse reactions to medications. For possible vaccine reactions, in New Zealand we have … Read More

Gardasil Post-licensure Study - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Sep 27, 2009

Last month the Post-licensure safety study for Gardasil (the HPV vaccine) was released. The study focused on the reports of adverse events as reported to the VAERS database by the manufacturer, doctors and patients or caregivers. Much has been made by detractors of the vaccine about the serious alleged side effects that have struck young [...] … Read More