Preventing a black market for Covid-19 vaccines

Thursday,  Jan. 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT 

Some experts say that it is inevitable that the rich and powerful will find ways to jump the line for the Covid-19 vaccines. That could include buying supplies of this precious — and limited— commodity outright.

What can be done to prevent this? STAT reporters Olivia Goldhill and Nicholas St. Fleur will convene a panel of experts to discuss how to make sure the shots get to where they need to go.


  • Alison Bateman-House, Ph.D., MPH, MA, assistant professor, Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Population Health, Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health
  • Glenn Ellis, M.P.H., visiting scholar at The National Bioethics Center at Tuskegee University; bioethics fellow, Harvard Medical School
  • Nikos Passas, Ph.D., professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
  • Nicholas St. Fleur, Knight-Wallace reporting fellow, STAT (moderator)
  • Alok Tayi, Ph.D., vice president of life sciences, Egnyte (sponsor speaker)

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