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Jafari N, Sarmadi P, Zare Z. Civil Responsibility Arising from the Transmission of COVID-19. Med J Islam Repub Iran 2022; 36 (1) :38-41
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-7599-en.html
Department of Law, Faculty of Theology, Meybod University, Meybod, Iran , nasrjafari@meybod.ac.ir
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Background: Once COVID-19 is transmitted, the corresponding civil responsibility should be clarified by the identification of the transmitter, compensation of the damage and detection of the causal relationship between the damage or harm and the harmful act.
   Methods: This research has been prepared by descriptive analytical method and its data has been collected by documentary library tools.
   Results: What makes this relationship meaningful and suable is the existence of fault. By definition, fault refers to any deviation from the normal or conventional behavior. On this basis, a COVID-infected person is considered faulty if he or she does not care about public health and transmits the disease to others by avoiding safety measures and violating hygienic protocols. This lack of care for others is a concrete example of deviation from normal civil behavior. One cannot claim civility unless the safety measures prescribed by the law are taken. Violating the law in this case, which leads to disease transmission, is considered as a fault.
   Conclusion: If an infected person is incautious enough to make others sick, the law holds him or her faulty; the harm done by the undue lack of causation Based on this obvious causal relationship, the faulty individual is held responsible for the loss or damage compensation, as by incurring the treatment costs.The most important challenges in respect of covid are the non-recognition of certain transporter to the victim of covid 19 and proof of causation.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Medical Ethics

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