What is the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)?

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, better known as VAERS, is one of two vaccine safety monitoring systems put into place in 1990 as a result of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) of 1986. The VAERS system was designed to allow anyone to file a report about events which happened within proximity to a vaccination. This system was […]

Thank you, science…. as another OVN author becomes One *COVID* Vaxxed Nurse

It is with much anticipation and pleasure, I have become the second author to be One *COVID* Vaxxed Nurse. I didn’t know whether or not I would qualify for the initial group, but my institution has specified that ED and ICU staff are the primary groups to receive the vaccine, prioritized by age. I have always had a fear of […]

Vaccine Safety: Active Monitoring Systems – FDA Sentinel’s PRISM

One of the most common misnomers and misinformation spread by anti-vaxxers is that the only vaccine safety monitoring systems are passive systems.  They claim the only safety systems for vaccines require doctors and nurses to manually report vaccine reactions.  AVers constantly point to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System or VAERS, pointing out that the number of events reported are […]

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