A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP
A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP

Coronavirus vaccine roll-out in Philippines gets boost with law to give drug companies immunity from lawsuits

  • Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Act gives public officials and drug makers immunity from civil and criminal lawsuits except in cases of gross negligence and wilful misconduct
  • Senate President Vicente Sotto III says it will have no effect on charges against Sanofi executives involved in the 2016 Dengvaxia scandal

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP
A mural outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig City, Philippines. Photo: AP
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