Vaccine Co. Pulls Suit Over Clinical Trial Into Fed. Court

Law360 (April 30, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- An Illinois-based vaccine company accused of running an unapproved clinical trial of a herpes vaccine that allegedly resulted in severe injuries to test participants removed the case to Illinois federal court on Friday.

Rational Vaccines Inc., a Springfield company working to eradicate the genital herpes virus, was sued in Sangamon County court last month by three trial participants who were given doses of the company's experimental vaccine both in Illinois and on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. The company argued Friday that the case instead belongs in federal court, as there is diversity in citizenship between the plaintiffs, and because...

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