What is the status of the US government Vaccine Averse Event Reporting System (VAERS)?

Is there also a JSON file containing links to all downloadable files for automating the download of the data?

  • what do you mean by status?
    – albert
    Commented Dec 26, 2019 at 21:19
  • whats the connection between vaers and openfda? is this data via vaers not good enough? vaers.hhs.gov/data/datasets.html?
    – albert
    Commented Dec 26, 2019 at 21:20

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As of today, openFDA has no plans on incorporating VAERS.

Here is the link to the JSON you're looking for: https://api.fda.gov/download.json

  • where in that json file is the vaers data?
    – albert
    Commented Dec 26, 2019 at 21:17

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