Costs turn vaccines into luxury products

By Elisabeth Rosenthal New York Times News Service Published Jul 3, 2014 at 12:01AM
Ben Sklar / New York Times News Service Two-year-old Violet Ayala gets a check-up from Dr. Lindsay Irvin, who recently spent $70,000 on a new stock of vaccines for her pediatric practice in San Antonio. Vaccination prices have risen dramatically in the last two decades.