Polio victims' families agree to S/. 1 million settlement.
Last child infected with polio lost his battle with the disease over the weekend.
The seven families of the children who contracted polio after being vaccinated in Ministry of Health (MINSA) hospitals between 2003 and this year, accepted an offer of S/. 994.420 as compensation for the harm caused to the minors, El Comercio reported.
According to El Comercio, Mario Rios, lawyer for the families, says that Minsa sent letters to the parents of seven children on July 23 making it clear that the almost one million soles for damages was the final offer that the ministry was willing to give. This came after the families had refused an offer made in June that was around S/.300.000.
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