Lack of evidence for claims of farmers in south-eastern Germany regarding adverse reactions ascribed to BTV-8 vaccines.


Farmers in south-eastern Germany who claimed adverse reactions due to the application of BTV-8 vaccines during the compulsory vaccination programme in 2008/2009 were invited to participate in an epidemiological study to prove whether there was evidence for a plausible relationship between the immunizations and the reported symptoms. Ten farms were available… (More)