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Thimerosal provision has short shelf-life

Executive Summary

Omnibus appropriations bill expected to repeal provision in homeland security bill which required that claims related to vaccine components, including the preservative thimerosal, go through the Vaccine Injury Compensation Fund (1"The Pink Sheet" Nov. 18, 2002, p. 27). Sens. Lincoln Chafee (R-R.I.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) announce they have secured an agreement for the Senate to consider comprehensive legislation on overhauling the injury compensation system and encouraging vaccine development. The thimerosal provision was part of a broader bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (Tenn.)...

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