John Libbey Eurotext

Médecine

Legal aspects of vaccination Volume 13, issue 3, Mars 2017

Author
Juriste, Le Sou Médical-MACSF
10 cours du Triangle de l’Arche, TSA 40100, 92919 La Défense Cedex
rédacteur en chef de la revue RESPONSABITE
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  • Key words: medical liabilities, vaccination, vaccine injury, compensation
  • DOI : 10.1684/med.2017.173
  • Page(s) : 136-41
  • Published in: 2017

Vaccination constitutes a medical procedure the preventive aspect of which does not in itself modify the applicable liability rules. Nevertheless, the imposed nature of some of them led the State to consider a specific regime of compensation for persons developing complications. In order to allow a better immunization coverage of the population, the list of people who can carry out this vaccination has been extended and the conditions relaxed.