Americans may pay more for covid shots from Next year

The US government intends to stop procuring and delivering Covid-19 injections in January due to a lack of funding.

forcing Americans to pay out-of-pocket for vaccinations or purchase them through insurance.

More than 100 drugmakers, state and local health authorities, and the chief of HHS's Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response, Dawn O'Connell, gathered for a meeting.

To address the government's plans to move the sale of Covid vaccines and treatments to the commercial market, health care providers and insurers met on Tuesday.

The US government and pharmaceutical companies have thought about commercialising Covid injections and drugs ever since the outbreak began.

We've always intended to move this work into the business sector, O'Connell stated in a Tuesday letter. "Without further funding from Congress, the transition schedule has advanced during the past six months."