Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla claimed at a information occasion final week that the corporate’s COVID-19 vaccines will proceed to be “free to all People,” regardless of the corporate’s plan to lift the worth of the vaccine roughly 400 %—a worth distinction that might be picked up by well being insurers.
The corporate stated in October that it plans to lift the worth of a dose of its COVID-19 vaccine from about $30 to someplace between $110 and $130 because it strikes the photographs to the industrial market subsequent yr.
Till now, all COVID-19 vaccines within the US have been purchased by the US authorities, which paid $30.48 per dose in its newest vaccine provide settlement from June. The US authorities had beforehand paid $24 per dose in July 2021 and $19.50 per dose in July 2020. The federal government provided all of the doses to People totally free.
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