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| 09 March, 2021, 11:57 AM IST | E-Paper
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    Vaccine supplies at risk without indemnity for companies: Poonawalla

    Synopsis

    Vaccine makers in India have been pushing the govt to include an indemnity clause in their purchase agreement considering the extraordinary situation and urgency caused by the pandemic.

    New Delhi: Supplies of Covid-19 vaccines could be at risk “without indemnity for vaccine makers”, Adar Poonawalla, chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India, said on Thursday. His comment to Reuters comes after ET on Thursday reported that Indian vaccine makers will be held liable for any complications or adverse effects that arise from the administration of their jabs, as the government has not accepted their demand that they be
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