First COVID Vaccine Damage Payment in UK
Vikki Spit, whose fiancé Lord Zion died after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, has become one of the first recipients of funds under England’s vaccine damage payment scheme (VDPS).Spit told GB News on Monday that “after months of campaigning” she was to receive a £120,000 ($160,000) payment following the death of her 48-year-old musician partner and husband-to-be, Lord Zion.
“It’s the first step in the battle,” Spit said. “People can no longer sneer at us and say we’re making stuff up and pretending we don’t exist.
“This isn’t about money as nothing can bring back the people we have lost. This is about recognition,” she added.
“The first payment was confirmed on Friday 16.6 and we expect others to follow in the next few days,” Sarah Moore, a partner at Hausfeld law firm, told The Epoch Times by email.
Hausfeld represents more than 95 families and individuals in England, including those who have experienced a range of severe health conditions and death following the COVID-19 vaccination.
Moore said that in the UK there are currently around “1,300 applicants …