The Biden administration has invoked the Defense Production Act ("DPA") to speed up the production of vaccines and increase the domestic production of COVID-19 tests, personal protective equipment (or “PPE”), and other essential supplies. Epstein Becker Green attorneys Neil Di Spirito, Constance Wilkinson, and Bonnie Odom discuss the administration's reliance on the DPA as it continues to operationalize its pandemic response, and the challenges these actions are likely to present for medical product suppliers.
For more, listen to our previous episodes relating to vaccination and supply chain issues:
- COVID-19 Vaccines: The Ethical and Legal Challenges to Immunization
- Key Considerations for Reshoring U.S. Drug Manufacturing
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