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Bertille Bayart: "A vaccine that is priceless"


CHRONICLE - What should be the fair price of this vaccine? The NGO Oxfam, never left with a bang, denounced the profits of the laboratories, daring to accuse them of holding the world to ransom.

The French who were vaccinated as soon as the possibility was given to them did not only advance the cause of collective immunity.

They also served the cause of the state budget.

Because the doses that will arrive at the end of the year will cost more than the first ones that were administered.

From one contract to another, concluded by the European Union with laboratories, prices have increased.

According to the

Financial Times

, the contract signed last May with Pfizer / BioNTech for 1.8 billion doses is billed at 19.50 euros per unit against 15.50 euros for the first order.

With Moderna, the price went from $ 22.60 to $ 25.50.

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These increases of 25% and 13% were shocking.

The cost of health care and its profitability for the private sector is an endless debate, which has grown fiercely with the Covid-19 pandemic, which stirs people's minds, excites heartburns, and exhausts reason.

How to explain these increases?

On the buyers side, we highlight several factors, which are

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Source: lefigaro

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