Duterte: Pass indemnity law to speed up vaccine rollout


PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to quickly approve a Bill granting indemnity to Covid-19 vaccine makers from legal claims stemming from their emergency use, in a bid to fast-track a lagging immunisation programme.

The legislation seeks to settle the question of who pays for claims for damages in the event of adverse effects from the inoculations, which has been a sticky point in supply negotiations.

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