Biden Seeks $30B To Make Prototype Vaccines, Speed Pandemic Response

By Beth Wang / March 31, 2021 at 5:00 AM
The Biden administration on Wednesday (March 31) unveiled a proposal to invest $30 billion over a four-year period in U.S. pandemic preparedness and response efforts that include shoring up the Strategic National Stockpile, developing and fielding tests and therapeutics for emerging outbreaks, and developing prototype vaccines through phase 1 and 2 trials. The proposal is part of President Joe Biden’s larger infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan, which aims to invest in research and development and revitalize American manufacturing, among...

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