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Biden to use Defense Production Act to increase supply of Covid-19 vaccines and tests

19 days ago   |   By Politico

The Biden administration announced new initiatives Friday to speed up Covid-19 vaccinations and increase the availability of tests and protective gear - even as top health officials pleaded with Americans to double down on basic public health measures like wearing masks.
The White House will use the Defense Production act to make at least 61 million at-home coronavirus tests available by summer. And the Defense Department will deploy more than 1,000 active military personnel to support state vaccination sites, beginning in California on Feb. 15.
But in the meantime, ensuring that new...
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White House announces plans to use Defense Production Act

White House announces plans to use Defense Production Act

19 days ago   |   By New York Post

The White House is flexing its Defense Production Act muscle by using it to ramp up vaccine production, deliver more at-home COVID-19 tests and create more personal protective equipment, officials announced Friday. Tim Manning, the national supply chain coordinator for the COVID-19 response under President Biden, said the DPA will be used to get Pfizer...
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