How Can We Ensure Fair Distribution Of The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Experts say that vaccine distribution will likely be influenced by wealthy and well-connected individuals who find ways to game the system.

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Virus Outbreak Nevada Vaccines
John Locher / ASSOCIATED PRESS

How Can We Ensure Fair Distribution Of The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Experts say that vaccine distribution will likely be influenced by wealthy and well-connected individuals who find ways to game the system.

COVID-19 vaccines are a scarce resource, but some individuals are reportedly trying to skip the line ahead of more vulnerable candidates.

Reset brings on two medical ethicists to weigh in on the issue and offer possible solutions.

GUESTS: Dr. William Parker, assistant professor of medicine and faculty physician at UChicago Medicine

Arthur Caplan, director of New York University’s Division of Medical Ethics; author of Vaccination Ethics and Policy