Article on the lack of liability Americans face when injured by COVID vaccines. Good to see this info getting out. Please share. Most know 0.0 about the NVICP and less about CICP - the Pandemic version.
COVID-19 era highlights U.S. 'black hole' compensation fund for pandemic vaccine injuries
By Tom Hals (Reuters) - A U.S. government program that compensates people who say they have been harmed by an emergency vaccine has paid out on fewer than 10% of claims, raising questions whether the process should be used to address any potential side effects from a coronavirus shot, according to some lawyers who have filed such claims.
The Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP), run by an agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has been designated to handle any issues with a COVID-19 vaccine.
The lawyers say the program is inadequate for addressing fast-tracked coronavirus vaccines bit.ly/bigpicturecovid.
They say that any COVID-19 vaccine injuries should be handled through a different HHS program known as the “vaccine court,” a more transparent process with a better record of compensating people for the rare injuries or serious side effects from routine inoculations, such as measles shots.
The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) covers claims regarding 16 routine vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
When it comes to addressing any potential harm from a COVID-19 vaccine, “there are major deficiencies that need to change” in the U.S. approach, said Peter Meyers, an emeritus professor at George Washington University School of Law and former director of the Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic. Read more: COVID-19 era highlights U.S. 'black hole' compensation fund for pandemic vaccine injuries