Friday November 22, 2019

State denies all liability as woman takes swine flu vaccine case

Accusations that HSE was ‘controlled’ by Pandemrix makers GlaxoSmithKline Health are ‘unjust’, High Court hears

13th October, 2019

The state has denied all liability in the landmark case of a woman who claims she developed narcolepsy as a result of a swine flu vaccine she received during a mass vaccination programme offered by the HSE in 2009.

The suggestion that the state acted as “puppets” for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the manufacturers of the swine flu vaccine, Pandemrix, was “unjust”, counsel for the Minister for Health and the HSE Paul Gallagher Senior Counsel told the High...

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