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House Progressives Seek to Bar Vaccine, Treatment Exclusivity

April 15, 2020, 6:38 PM

House progressives say in a fourth virus relief package they want prohibitions on selling a covid-19 vaccine or treatment at an unreasonable price.

  • Progressives also want no exclusivity for a vaccine or treatment, according to a press conference held by House Democratic Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Lloyd Doggett, Rosa DeLauro and Peter DeFazio
    • Group wants manufacturers to report spending on research and federal support
  • Progressives are working with congressional leadership on “anti-profiteering” legislation for fourth bill, Schakowsky says

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Alexander Ruoff in Washington at aruoff2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story:
Kasia Klimasinska at kklimasinska@bloomberg.net

Caitlin Webber

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