Biden Turns To Cold War Measure To Expand Access to COVID-19 Tests
President Biden outlined his pandemic strategy in a speech from the White House Thursday. The president invoked the Defense Production Act to quicken the availability of tests and issued a series of steps to increase vaccinations, including mandates.
You may also be interested in...
The US needs a comprehensive plan to meet the country's testing needs in the earliest stages of an infectious disease crisis, according to a paper posted by the John Hopkins Center for Health Security. The authors of the paper say government and industry collaboration is essential in creating such a plan and urge both sectors to act now.
The top GOPers on the Senate health committee want to know what the administration has done with more than $80bn allocated by Congress to ramp up production of COVID-19 tests.
The “President’s Winter Plan” to fight the new variant includes mailing out free COVID-19 take-home tests to Americans who ask for it. AdvaMed says it will encourage manufacturers to keep producing tests.