FDA Week - 05/22/2020

HHS, DOD To Restructure Stockpile, As Congress Is Warned Of Missteps

By Beth Wang / May 15, 2020 at 6:52 PM
HHS and the Department of Defense are working together to restructure the Strategic National Stockpile so that inventory management falls more in line with how DOD handles munitions stockpiles, senior White House officials said. The announcement on Thursday (May 14) came as Mike Bowen, executive vice president of Prestige Ameritech, told House lawmakers that COVID-19-related shortages of masks and other personal protective equipment in the stockpile were the result of lack of coordination among federal agencies, including DOD, HHS and...

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