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HHS Shields Fed Employees, Volunteers Giving Vaccines From Liability

By Beth Wang / February 12, 2021 at 1:55 PM
HHS will extend liability protections under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act to any federal government employee, contractor or volunteer who prescribes, administers, delivers, distributes or dispenses a covered countermeasure, including COVID-19 vaccines, the department announced Friday (Feb. 12) . The announcement comes amid a push by the Biden administration to ramp up the vaccinator workforce and set up more vaccination sites to increase the administration of COVID-19 vaccines as they become increasingly available. The extension is the sixth...


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