Senate Democrats Demand $25 Billion for Widespread COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Source: FierceHealthcare

Senate Democrats want to pass legislation that provides $25 billion to ensure a potential COVID-19 vaccine is heavily distributed among the U.S. population, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, released a white paper Monday outlining the need for a comprehensive vaccine plan so the Trump administration does not make the same mistake as it did with testing delays. Several COVID-19 vaccine candidates are in development, and some are expected to start phase 3 trials later this summer.

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