FDA Warns Against Use of Injector to Administer Flu Vaccine

The FDA recently advised health care professionals not to use injector devices to administer influenza vaccines due to concerns about effectiveness and safety. Currently, only one vaccine, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), is approved for administration by jet injector. In contrast, influenza vaccines have been approved by the FDA for administration by needle injection or… Learn More »

Supreme Court Hands Victory to Vaccine Makers in Product Liability Case

    Vaccine makers are celebrating a ruling last month by the Supreme Court that affirms their protection from state court lawsuits.  The case centered on Hannah Bruesewitz, who as an infant in 1993 suffered seizures and permanent brain damage after receiving a diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine, made by Wyeth.      The Supreme Court was tasked with deciding whether… Learn More »