Rumsfeld: DOD, HHS Will Try To Save Anthrax Vaccine Program

By Thomas Duffy / October 18, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Pentagon and Health and Human Services Department officials are fashioning a plan to save the Defense Department's anthrax vaccine program and give the sole vaccine producer, Lansing, MI-based Bioport, another crack at overcoming problems that have prevented the company from getting Food and Drug Administration approval to begin distributing new batches of the vaccine, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today. During a press briefing on Operation Enduring Freedom, Rumsfeld said he met today to discuss the vaccine program with Under...

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