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(US) Participants In Rogue Herpes Vaccine Research Take Legal Action – KHN (Marisa Taylor | March 2018)

Published/Released on September 13, 2018 | Posted by Admin on October 20, 2018 / , , , , , ,
 


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Three people injected with an unauthorized herpes vaccine by a Southern Illinois University researcher have filed suit against his company, demanding compensation for alleged adverse side effects from the experiments.

SIU professor William Halford, who died in June, had injected Americans with his experimental herpes vaccine in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2016 and in Illinois hotel rooms in 2013 without safety oversight that is routinely performed by the Food and Drug Administration or an institutional review board.

Two of the participants who filed the lawsuit, Elizabeth Erkelens and Ed Biel, received the vaccine in the Caribbean trial, according to the lawsuit. The third participant, Terry Graham, was injected in two Illinois hotel rooms, it states.

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