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# Vaccine Trials

Last year
2022
# Redress
Government told to sue religious orders, or seize their assets, if they refuse to pay redress
Kathleen Funchion said the fact that pharma companies will not pay towards redress, and that religious orders may not pay, is “absolutely disgusting”.
# Vaccine Trials
Mixed-raced people had 'childhood stolen' in Irish institutions & redress must be extended, UN says
Conrad Bryan believes he was subjected to a vaccine trial, and not placed for adoption, because of the colour of his skin.
UN human rights experts have criticised the Government's response to the "systemic racism" faced by people who passed through State and religious-run institutions
The experts say the Government's planned redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes is inadequate
Conrad Bryan believes he was subjected to a vaccine trial, and not placed for adoption, because of the colour of his skin, Órla Ryan reports
'100 years of injustice': Survivors call for mother and baby home redress scheme to be extended
# Vaccine Trials
Mother told daughter would 'get a needle in her arm every day' until she signed adoption papers
Sally McAndrew says nuns threatened to put her in a vaccine trial when her mother put off signing her adoption papers.
Sally McAndrew says nuns threatened to put her in a vaccine trial when her mother put off signing her adoption papers
'Every day you don’t sign, your daughter is getting a needle in her arm and will be screaming in pain'
Sally says her biological father received her home address when he paid £5,000 to nuns, Órla Ryan reports
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# Vaccine Trials
Vomiting and fever among side effects experienced by children who took part in GSK trials
The pharma company has today published information about nine trials it carried out in Irish institutions between 1934 and 1973.
# Meeting
O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
Representatives from the pharmaceutical giant met with Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman today.
# Vaccine
Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial resumes after UK green light
AstraZeneca announced on Wednesday it had “voluntarily paused” its trial of the vaccine.
# Vaccine Trials
Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill
The Mexican government is working with the company AstraZeneca to carry out trials of the Oxford vaccine.
# madonna house
'We need a full State investigation': Councillor who was on vaccine trial tables motion on inquiry
Francis Timmons only recently found out that he was on two vaccine trials at Madonna House in the early 1970s.
# mother-and-baby homes
'I had no idea that I could've gotten these injections': Home survivor told he was put on vaccine trial
Councillor Francis Timmons says that survivors deserve answers on vaccines trials at mother and baby homes.
# there are loads
From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?
And we have to address them all before a United Nations committee next month.