The accused administered the canine Coronavirosis vaccine as a preventive treatment in humans at risk of contagion in a vet clinic in Calama city.
"The veterinarians assured us the drug was previously tested in Argentina," a victim said and mentioned that her husband and son were also vaccinated.
The defendants acknowledged to authorities that they self-inoculated with the drug. However, they denied giving the dog vaccine to people on a mass scale.
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