Democrats Raise Flag Over Vaccine Adviser’s Conflict of Interest

Aug. 25, 2020, 1:17 PM

Three Democratic lawmakers have raised concerns about the arrangement by which Moncef Slaoui, a top adviser to the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed Covid-19 vaccine project, is working under a contract with the Health and Human Services Department with a third-party contractor, Advanced Decision Vectors, for $1.

  • Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington have written to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Advance Vectors requesting the full contract awarded to the company and to understand the decree to which Slaoui is permitted to gain financially from his role with Operation...

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