FOI 19162

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FOI 19162

Request

I wish to submit a request related to the Vaccine Damage Payment scheme. 1. Specifically, how many people have claimed a COVID-19 vaccine payment? 2. How many people have actually received a COVID-19 vaccine payment? 3. Can the total number of those payments be sorted/classified by death, disability and disease? If so, what is the number of claimants/payments for each category? 4. How much has the British government spent in total in payments under this scheme related to COVID vaccines? 5. Can the amount of spending by the UK government be classified by death, disability and disease? If so, what is the amount of spending for each category?

Response

Question 1

As of 1st December 2021, the total number of COVID-19 claims for a vaccine damage payment is 562.

Question 2 to 5

No payments have been made for a vaccine damage claim related to the COVID-19 vaccine. This is because these are very new vaccines and the possible links between the vaccine and potential side effects are still being investigated. This means it will take longer before we can determine whether an individual’s claim meets the first legal test of causation.

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Last Updated December 17, 2021, 13:27 (UTC)
Created December 17, 2021, 13:26 (UTC)