Germany’s health minister said on national television that he hopes Big Pharma will come forward to compensate individuals injured by COVID vaccines.
In a televised interview, Minister Karl Lauterbach stated that COVID vaccine injuries are rare, but he sympathizes with Germans who have been seriously injured from the jabs.
Some have even become permanently disabled from the experimental products.
“It’s really tragic,” Lauterbach said.
Although Germany exempted Big Pharma companies such as Pfizer from liability, Lauterbach said “It would certainly be valuable for the companies here to show some level of participation.”
“That’s because the profits have been exorbitant. Simply exorbitant profits,” he said.
“Therefore, this would be more than a gesture of goodwill, but something that’s expected of them.”
He said data shows the serious injuries are “very rare,” at less than 1 in 10,000 vaccinations.
But Lauterbach further said that the government is working on improving its compensation timing and scope, as the injury entitlements offered by the government are too narrowly defined, making it difficult for those with serious injuries to receive compensation.
Lauterbach added that some of the COVID vaccine injuries are so foreign that there’s no known treatment, and the government is working on treating the injured faster.
The federal health minister also admitted he regrets a tweet he made in 2021 when he said the COVID vaccines have no side effects.
“That was an exaggeration that I once made in an ill-considered Tweet. It did not represent my true position.”
As previously reported, the Canadian government has acknowledged over 10,000 Canadians have suffered a “serious” injury from the COVID vaccine.
At least fifty Canadians injured by the COVID-19 vaccine have been awarded a combined $2.7 million after filing a claim with the federal government’s injury reporting system.