How much has the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program paid out?
Thereof, how much money has the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program paid out?
As of October 2019, $4.2 Billion in compensation (not including attorneys fees and costs) has been awarded over the thirty-three year history of the program.
Considering this, who funds the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?
Funded by a $. 75 excise tax on vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for routine administration to children, the excise tax is imposed on each dose (i.e., disease that is prevented) of a vaccine.
A vaccine adverse event, sometimes referred to as a vaccine injury, is an adverse event caused by vaccination. In response, several vaccine makers stopped production, threatening public health, and laws were passed to shield makers from liabilities stemming from vaccine injury claims.