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Law’s Katharine Van Tassel weighs in on need for compensation for those injured by COVID-19 vaccines

Federal vaccine court hasn’t helped those whose lives were altered by COVID-19 shots

Los Angeles TimesKatharine Van Tassel, visiting professor of law, discussed a federal program that compensates people experiencing vaccine injuries. But not injuries from COVID-19 vaccines—not yet, anyway. Such injuries are rare, but “if you’re going to take one for the team, the team has to have your back,” she said. “That’s a moral imperative.”