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Ousted HHS Official Warns Of Vaccine Shortages, False Narratives

By Ariel Cohen / May 21, 2020 at 12:07 PM
Republicans downplayed a former HHS official's claims of Trump administration missteps that slowed development of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines. During his four-hour testimony, Rick Bright, who was removed as head of HHS’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority last month and demoted to a smaller role at the NIH, told lawmakers the pandemic will worsen and the administration does not have an adequate plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccines and drugs. Bright testified Thursday (May 14) before the House Energy &...


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