HHS Pays Corning $204M To Make Vaccine Vials For Pandemic Response

By John Wilkerson / June 9, 2020 at 12:57 PM
HHS will pay $204 million to Corning to make vials that are needed to make COVID-19 vaccines at government facilities. Although the public focus has been on inventing vaccines and drugs for coronavirus, the government also needs to buy vaccine supplies, and former Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority director Rick Bright alerted HHS political appointees of global shortages of glass vials before he was ousted. BARDA awarded the contract to Corning as part of the Trump administration’s Operation Warp...

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