A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
Walter E. Block
Opinion

Opinion

Walter E. Block

Who should receive a Covid-19 vaccine first? Let capitalism decide – in the long run

  • While the US health authority’s plans to prioritise those on the pandemic front lines and the elderly make sense in the short term, the free market must have its say in the longer term

A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
A technician sorts blood samples inside a lab for a Covid-19 vaccine study at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13. Photo: AFP/Getty Images/TNS
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