TITLE

No blame -- No gain

AUTHOR(S)
Tempelman-Kluit, Anne
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of the Supreme Court of Canada to implement a legislation regarding public health. According to Ontario Superior Court Justice Mary Anne Sanderson, the way to public health should not be paved with individual victims. However, there is no-fault compensation for people suffering from serious adverse side effects of vaccines. In connection, the article also provides information on the case of a youngster named Nathalie Lapierre, who contracted acute viral encephalitis while being vaccinated for measles which has resulted to permanently disabled.
ACCESSION #
28793614

 

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