Govt tells SC, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The government has told the Supreme Court that taking a Covid-19 vaccine is not binding on anyone, and so the concept of informed consent is not applicable.Vaccine beneficiaries, according to the government, have the option to access more information about the vaccine and its adverse events. In an affidavit filed...

Government requests SC to dismiss Covid vaccine death case, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The government has requested the Supreme Court to dismiss a petition filed jointly by the parents of two young women who died allegedly after they took a Covid vaccine.In a 276-page reply to a court notice seeking its response to the petition, the government said the vaccine, Covishield, had gone...

Centre to SC, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the vaccines in use under the Covid vaccination programme are manufactured by third parties and they are recognised as safe and effective, and there is no material to suggest how the state can be fastened with strict liability for the tragic deaths...