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January 1998

Vaccine Liability and Safety Revisited

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Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998;152(1):7-10. doi:10.1001/archpedi.152.1.7

IN THIS issue of the ARCHIVES, Zimmerman et al remind us that vaccine safety and liability issues remain close at hand, affecting immunization practice in various ambulatory primary care settings.1 Not only do vaccine-related litigation concerns continue, indicating a lack of awareness of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), these concerns may be limiting our ability to achieve optimal childhood immunization coverage.