Brazil will not exempt COVID-19 vaccine makers from liability, deputy minister says

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Brazil will not exempt COVID-19 vaccine makers from liability, deputy minister says

Brazil does not intend to draw up legislation that would exempt makers of COVID-19 vaccines from liability, the country’s deputy health minister Elcio Franco said on Thursday.

Franco said meetings held this week in Brasilia with vaccine developers should lead to non-binding memorandums of understanding on possible future purchases of vaccines against COVID-19.

He said the prices and target populations will be factors in deciding any purchase.

 

 

Reporting by Anthony Boadle; Editing by Chris Reese / REUTERS

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