How Operation Warp Speed’s Big Vaccine Contracts Could Stay Secret

Posted by on September 29, 2020 3:40 pm
Categories: US National Stories

President Trump announced the creation of Operation Warp Speed in May to fast-track a coronavirus vaccine. He called it "a massive scientific and industrial, logistic endeavor unlike anything our country has seen since the Manhattan Project."

More than $6 billion in federal funding has been routed through a firm that manages defense contracts, making the agreements subject to less federal scrutiny and transparency.

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