Gerlach flu shot legislation passes House
June 18, 2013
Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Congressman Jim Gerlach (PA-06) to ensure that the public has access to the newest, four-strain flu vaccine in time for this year’s flu season unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bill, H.R. 475, updates current federal law by adding vaccines that protect against four viral strains of seasonal influenza to the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program – a no-fault system for compensating injur...