Vaccine allocation and vulnerable groups

  1. What does it mean to prioritize vaccine distribution by means of the market?
  2. What does it mean to prioritize maximizing general utility?
  3. What does it mean to prioritize the most vulnerable?
  4. What group was used in class as an example of a vulnerable group that may¬†not be a priority for vaccination if we are trying to “maximize general¬†utility”?
  5. Which group of people typically has the highest priority for vaccination, regardless of whether we prioritize the vulnerable or prioritize general utility?

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