Second priority should be given to children as they stand a higher chance of survival. Moreover, they have a lot to achieve in life as compared to elderly who may as well not survive even after the vaccine.
On personal reflection, caring for a patient diagnosed with HIV can be of significant challenge. Even after the patient has been found positive for the disease, the patient might not want the information disclosed to the family. On the other hand, the family faces a great risk as it is easier to contracting the disease during the nursing period from the patient. This brings a great fight between code of ethics and personal conscience or compassion. The patient’s confidentiality is important but with utilitarianism, defying the code of ethics is what will bring the great good for the majority. The patient needs to be convinced that making the condition known to family will be of great benefit to all of them. This will help the patient get appropriate care. It will also assist the family stay