Swine flu vaccine claimants to be offered ‘gold medical card’

Some 100 claimants, who say they developed narcolepsy after taking Pandemrix, are to be offered similar reimbursement

15th November, 2020
Swine flu vaccine claimants to be offered ‘gold medical card’
GSK was previously given indemnity by the state concerning any adverse reactions to its Pandemrix vaccine, which was rolled out nationwide by the HSE in 2009 and 2010

The children and adults who claim they developed narcolepsy after receiving a swine flu vaccine a decade ago, will all be offered the same terms of settlement by the state, the Business Post has learned.

The state was facing some 100 individual cases of people suing them and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) the maker of the vaccine, for damages.

GSK was previously given indemnity by the state concerning any adverse reactions to its Pandemrix vaccine, which...

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