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biden-to-send-millions-of-pfizer-vaccine-doses-to-100-countries
WASHINGTON - President Biden, under pressure to aggressively address the global coronavirus vaccine shortage, will announce Thursday that his government will buy 500 million doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine and deliver them to about 100 countries next year The donation will be made by people familiar with the plan.The White House reached the deal just in time for...
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contamination-woes-hold-back-100-million-vaccine-doses
WASHINGTON - The executive director of Emergent BioSolutions, whose Baltimore facility ruined millions of coronavirus vaccine doses, announced on Wednesday that more than 100 million doses of the vaccine were being put on hold by Johnson & Johnson as regulators screen for possible contamination.In more than three hours of testimony before a House subcommittee, chief executive Robert G. Kramer...
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shake-up-at-covid-vaccine-manufacturer-that-tossed-millions-of-doses
The Baltimore facility is one of two federally designated locations to manufacture vaccines or therapeutics for public health emergencies. In June 2020, the Trump administration placed a $ 628 million contract with Emergent, primarily to reserve space in Baltimore for the manufacture of coronavirus vaccines.In Washington, Emergent is known for aggressive lobbying and government relations that include both...
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