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Since the middle of December, when the first COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the  United States, there has been a mad dash to get as many Americans vaccinated as soon as possible with hopes of achieving a level of herd immunity so we may resume our daily lives. The Federal Drug Administration authorized the first vaccine for emergency use on December 11, 2020, and since then, millions have received the vaccine. At the time of this writing, the U.S. is administering around 3,384,387 vaccines per day.

With all of the positives and healthcare developments this vaccine brings, and as with every other vaccine and drug on the market, there are some side effects ranging from pain, redness and swelling, and fatigue, to a very few cases of life-threatening blood clots. The possibility of such a severe reaction brings forth the question of liability.

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