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A trial participant claims to have suffered a neurological illness (acute encephalopathy) and was hospitalised 10 days after he received the first jab of the vaccine in the Covishield trial. He sent a legal notice to the of India (SII), the sponsor of the trial, seeking Rs 5 crore in damages.

has in response stated that the allegations made in the legal notice are ‘malicious and misconceived’, and that it will seek damages in excess of Rs 100 crore.

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First Published: Tue, December 01 2020. 12:15 IST

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