State will have to indemnify pharma companies ahead of Covid-19 vaccines roll-out
Irish government officials have already begun looking at the prospect of establishing a no-fault compensation scheme for all vaccines, the Business Post understands
The Irish state will have to indemnify Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers against certain civil liabilities if they want access to the European Commission’s pool of vaccines, the Business Post has learned.
The European Commission has conducted negotiations with several vaccine manufacturers and signed unpublished advance purchase agreements for hundreds of millions of doses on behalf of all member states, including Ireland.
The Business Post understands that those agreements include clauses to ensure member states...
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