The CICP Is Broken Beyond Repair: Mctlaw Attorneys Insist COVID Vaccine Injuries Must Move Into the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

The attorneys at mctlaw argue that the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) is a failure and unable to effectively compensate people with COVID-19 vaccine injuries. Instead, these cases should shift to the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) which has a 35-year proven track record. A recent lawsuit to fix the Countermeasures Program is pointless when the VICP […]

CICP Releases Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Compensation Update for June 2023

Only 1 single person in the United States with COVID-19 vaccine injuries was compensated by the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) since April 2023. There are still 11,806 people waiting to find out if their claims will be approved. The newest “update” awards only $3,957 to a person diagnosed with Myocarditis after getting the COVID-19 […]

New Suggestions to Fix the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program for COVID-19 Injuries

Recently, an article published in the August Issue of “Food and Drug Law Journal” titled Immunizing the Immunizers: How COVID-19 Vaccine Injury Claims and the CICP Will Increase Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in the United States and How HRSA Can Prevent It, described several ways that the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) could change the way it […]

FDA Approves Third COVID-19 Vaccine

It’s official.  A third COVID-19 vaccine is out for distribution in the United States. This Saturday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. It is the first vaccine to only require one shot for immunization. An estimated 3.9 million doses of this third vaccine will be distributed across the U.S […]

Should I get a Covid Vaccine? What the CDC Says

Americans today have a lot of questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The most frequently asked question is: “Should I get the vaccine if I’ve had a reaction to other vaccines in the past?” Typically, they’re referring to other vaccines such as the flu shot. The answer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Approved

The FDA approves a second COVID-19 vaccine as daily death and infection rates spike across the country.  The CDC voted 11-0 to approve the Moderna vaccine in people 18 and older. Earlier in the week, the FDA gave Moderna an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) after reviewing clinical trials. Moderna vaccines will begin shipping out on […]

CDC, FDA Approve First COVID-19 Vaccine for U.S.

The first COVID-19 vaccine approved by the CDC will start rolling out on Monday. On Saturday, Dec 12th, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously voted 11-0 to approve the Pfizer – BioNTech version of the vaccination. The panel approved the 2-shot vaccine for people 16 years and older. Hospitals expect to get […]

Research Shows Neurological Issues Linked to COVID-19

A new study shows up to 80% of COVID-19 patients have experienced neurological symptoms. The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study of 509 patients found the coronavirus can affect more than the respiratory system, with some alarming potential impacts to the brain. Common symptoms of the virus are loss of smell, fever, fatigue, and […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries Harder to Get Compensation from Government Program

Those who suffer injuries or life-altering conditions from the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine will face difficulties getting vaccine injury payouts. The Wall Street Journal reporting COVID-19 vaccine injuries will be covered by what’s called the countermeasures vaccine injury compensation fund. It was set up 10 years ago to cover injuries from vaccines for a flu pandemic, […]

Another COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused After Illness

Another COVID-19 vaccine trial is now on pause after a study participant’s unexplained illness. The Associated Press reports that Johnson & Johnson is investigating if the person’s illness is related to the coronavirus vaccine. Johnson & Johnson joins AstraZeneca/Oxford as the two drugmakers to stop vaccine trials because of side effects.  No details were released […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Transverse Myelitis Reaction Investigation Expanded

Reuters reports the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its investigation of a serious vaccine injury in AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine study. The company’s late-stage US trial has been on hold since September 6th after a study participant in England was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare spinal inflammatory disorder.  Participants in other studies […]

Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Showing Day Long Side Effects

Some coronavirus vaccine trials are showing day-long side effects, but participants say it’s worth it, according to CNBC, reporting on the vaccine trials from Moderna and Pfizer. Some of those receiving the trial COVID-19 vaccine say they experienced exhaustion, high fever, body aches, and headaches. Participants also said the symptoms were uncomfortable and sometimes intense, […]

What are the Stages of Vaccine Development and Testing?

With so much research happening around the world to come up with a cure for a vaccine for the coronavirus, it’s important to understand how that research happens.  Below we’ve explained the different phases of COVID-19 vaccine development and what each of them means. PRE-CLINICAL TRIALS The development of a vaccine for the coronavirus begins […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely a Year Away for Most People

The nation’s top expert on COVID-19 says even though a vaccine is expected by early 2021, it will likely be the end of next year before life gets to a pre-pandemic normal. NBC News reports Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says a COVID-19 vaccine should be approved […]