How much should it cost the average American to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot in the arm?
Although a vaccine is still months if not longer away, billions of tax dollars are being spent to rapidly research, develop, manufacture and distribute several candidates. The federal government has already promised to make a vaccine free for people of low income. But how many taxpayer dollars would enable everyone to get it without paying?
That’s not clear, in part, because the government hasn’t released the details of the contracts it’s signing with vaccine developers, five of which will update members of Congress