Most Pandemrix plaintiffs settle with state over swine flu vaccine

Claimants say they developed narcolepsy after getting Pandemrix vaccine for which state gave drug maker GSK indemnity

28th February, 2021
Most Pandemrix plaintiffs settle with state over swine flu vaccine
Claimants say they developed narcolepsy after getting Pandemrix vaccine

Almost all of the children and adults who claim they developed narcolepsy after receiving a swine flu vaccine a decade ago have entered into a scheme of settlement with the state, the Business Post has learned.

The state was facing around 100 individual cases of people suing it and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the maker of the vaccine, for damages. To date, 86 plaintiffs have entered into the settlement agreement, a spokesman for the State...

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