Covid Vaccine Ethics

With limited supplies, erratic distribution, and complicated eligibility rules, it’s no wonder that a lot of people are wondering how to approach waiting lines for Covid vaccines. Do you do everything you can to get a shot now, even if it means jumping ahead of those less equipped to navigate the reservation system? Should you wait so those in greatest need get them first? And how do you even determine who has the greatest need?

Melinda Wenner Moyer had an excellent column exploring these issues in Saturday’s New York Times. If you’re wondering about this issue, this will help you sort through it.