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U.S. Senators To Reform Vaccine Compensation Law

Posted January 10, 2003 2:27 a.m. EST

— It looks like pressure from parents with autistic children is paying off on Capitol Hill.

On Wednesday, a number of Triangle parents joined a rally in Washington, D.C., rally to protest a section in the Homeland Security Act that would prevent families from suing drug manufacturers if they believe vaccines hurt their children.

On Friday, a group of senators announced they have reached an agreement to repeal the section and reform the vaccine compensation law.