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What does VAERS stand for?

VAERS stands for Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (lists hospitalizations or deaths resulting from vaccinations)

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The 3 systems are: * The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)--a useful early warning public health system that helps CDC and FDA detect possible side effects or adverse events following vaccination.
Safety issues have been refuted (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention review of the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System [VAERS] database).
As of October 2009, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) had received 15,037 reports of adverse reactions, including the development of Guillian-Barre syndrome, lupus, seizures, paralysis, blood clots, brain inflammation, and deaths, according to journalist Susan Brinkmann.