President Biden ended a Trump-era rule that would have removed shoulder injuries from a list of vaccine injuries that are eligible for compensation.
After a recent surge in payouts to people who suffered shoulder injuries from vaccines, regulators are quietly proposing ending compensation for these injuries.
There were 256 people with vaccine injuries who received financial awards from the VICP, for a total payout of $73.3 million — or an average payment of $286,000 each.
In the last 30 years, the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program has paid roughly $4 billion to over 16,000 people who suffered side effects of vaccines. Between 2013 and 2017 alone,...