How expensive is the varicella vaccine?

Pediatric/VFC Vaccine Price List

Vaccine Brandname/ Tradename Private Sector Cost/ Dose
Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis [1] Boostrix® $44.80
Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis [1] Adacel® $50.479
Varicella [5] Varivax® $150.98

Is Varilrix and varicella the same?

Varilrix® is a live vaccine containing a weakened form of the varicella-zoster virus to protect children and adults from chickenpox. In 2020, the National Immunisation Schedule varicella vaccine brand changed from Varilrix to Varivax for eligible children and adults aged 12 months or older.

How much does a vial of Pfizer vaccine cost?

In initial deals with the U.S. government, Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine costs $19.50 per dose, compared with $15 for Moderna’s shot, $16 for Novavax’s program, $10 for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine and $4 for AstraZeneca’s.

Does Varilrix protect against shingles?

Health organizations recommend children receive the varicella vaccine at one year old to protect them against chickenpox, but the vaccine appears to have another benefit: it cuts the risk of shingles, a painful and potentially debilitating rash caused by the reactivated chickenpox virus, by more than half in children …

Who is paying for COVID-19 vaccine?

COVID-19 vaccines are available for everyone ages 5 years and older at no cost. Vaccines were paid for with taxpayer dollars and will be given free of charge to all people living in the United States, regardless of insurance or immigration status.

How much is Moderna vaccine?

For its part, Moderna’s vaccine cost about €19 ($22.60) under its first purchase order, Financial Times said, citing people close to the deal. The new $25.50-per-dose price tag is lower than a previously agreed $28.50 because Moderna’s order has grown, FT said, citing an unnamed European official.

How much does Moderna vaccine cost?

As of mid-July, Boston-based Moderna had received $955 million in U.S. funding. The company said in August that it would charge between $32 and $37 per dose for its vaccine, although company officials also said the price would be adjusted depending on the amount ordered.