Elaine Byrne: Those who jump the queue for vaccines are breaking our trust
Fairness matters, and the rollout risks being undermined by a sense of injustice at preferential treatment for those in the know
Children begin to develop a fundamental sense of fairness from the age of 12 months. Tests show that they will give other children, even those whom they have never met before, some of their sweets if the other has none or less than they have.
I see this phenomenon every morning with my 18-month-old twins. I put two bottles on the table and give one twin her bottle, before going upstairs to bring the other twin...
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