The organization is recommending a framework to ensure ethical allocations of much-needed vaccines during the pandemic.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is putting its weight behind a framework for ethical and phased allocation of much-needed vaccines in the battle against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
According to a news release, the ACP has released a new policy statement outlining the framework and says that the allocation of the vaccine must put a premium on saving those most likely to become severely ill or die without it. Mitigating health inequalities is a moral imperative of an equitable vaccine allocation framework.
The framework, as laid out in the release, is as follows: