Date: 09 December 2020
Time: 17.00 - 18.30 (UK time)
This seminar will focus on the topic of compensation for potential adverse events caused by CV-19 vaccines. There have been a series of developments concerning compensation schemes. A paper was recently published by an interdisciplinary group of academics drawing upon historical, ethical, and legal perspectives to argue that a bespoke compensation scheme needs to be launched "without delay" and would play a significant role in ensuring the acceptability of COVID-19 vaccines to the general public. The paper can be downloaded here.
At an international level, a similar proposal on compensation schemes has been made by the COVAX vaccine facility, co-led by WHO and GAVI, in favour of a public-private co-financed no-fault scheme to compensate those in low-income countries who suffer any side-effects from COVID-19 vaccines. For further details, see here.
Prof. Duncan Fairgrieve, BIICL
- Dr Samantha Vanderslottt, Oxford Vaccines Group, University of Oxford
- Dr Claas Kirchhelle, University of Oxford
- Prof. Geraint Howells, University of Manchester
- Prof. Søren Holm, Professor of Bioethics, University of Manchester
- Adam Heppinstall, Henderson Chambers
- Prof. Samuel Dahan, Queen's University Canada / Cornell Law School
- Anthony Brown, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance;
Event convened by Prof. Duncan Fairgrieve, Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law & Director, Product Liability Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).
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