Operation Warp Speed

Operation Warp Speed is a public–private partnership, initiated by the federal government of the United States, to facilitate and accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics. The program has been awarding large grants to companies with promising vaccine candidates and is aiming at delivering 300 Million Doses of Vaccines by January 2021.From 2006-2015, the US spent $11 Billion on Vaccine research and distribution. For SARS CoV-19 research United States has already invested a sum of $5.6 Billion in 2020 as of May 2020.

Here are the big winners of contracts from the US Government

Source: HHS, Financial Times, WHO, Johnson & Johnson, CNBC

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