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Class Action Suit Filed Against Smithkline Beecham For Vaccine

On December 14, 1999, a lawsuit was filed in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas, alleging that SKB manufacturer of Lymerix, the Lyme vaccine, failed to warn doctors and the public at large that about 30% of the general public could possibly be predisposed to a degenerative autoimmune arthritis that can be triggered by the vaccine. According to the complaint, the autoimmune reaction, once triggered, is unstoppable, and the victim can only be treated for symptoms thereafter.

Read whole article here – Reprinted with permission from the Lyme Disease Association’s Tiny Tick Tales, Volume III Fall 1999