It costs over 1 million dollars to vaccinate a 1000 children.
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Male Speaker 1: 35 -- giving a lot of vaccines to the children. We just calibrated the cost, the average cost for a male is about $1200 and for a female it can be $15 to $16, and $17 -- give this new Garadil. That means it's $1.2 to $1.3 million for thousand patients. Is that true? Male Speaker 2: That is absolutely true. It has become a major issue. There have been articles about it in the New York Times. There are articles about it in the ADP news, the AAP and the AMA are battling this issue now with the legislative, with the state agencies and so on. We do have some states that have programs in which the state is responsible for the vaccine purchasing, which makes the vaccine available, much a simpler fashion to practicing physicians and makes the vaccines much more readily available for the population at large.
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