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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' Ethical Principles for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, 2020

Description
Discusses four ethical principles that will inform the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations for the initial allocation of COVID-19 vaccine: maximizing benefits and minimizing harms; promoting justice; mitigating health inequities; and promoting transparency. The section on health inequities includes discussion of concerns for rural residents.
Author(s)
Nancy McClung, Mary Chamberland, Kathy Kinlaw, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(47), 1782-1786
Date
11/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Access · Ethics · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Policy · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention