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Refugees Lack COVID Shots Because Drugmakers Fear Lawsuits – Documents

BRUSSELS/BANGKOK — Tens of millions of migrants may be denied COVID-19 vaccines from a global program because some major manufacturers are worried about legal risks from harmful side effects, according to officials and internal documents from Gavi, the charity operating …

Russia Says ‘We’re Confident,’ Will Share Legal Risks of COVID-19 Vaccine

MOSCOW/BRASILIA — Russia is so confident in its COVID-19 vaccine that it will shoulder some of the legal liability should anything go wrong, rather than requiring buyers to take on the full risk, the head of the state fund bankrolling …

Side Effects Aren’t Always Discovered Prior to FDA Drug Approval

Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. The results covered all 222 prescription drugs approved by the …