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Biden To Invoke Wartime Law To Increase Vaccine Production

Biden To Invoke Wartime Law To Increase Vaccine Production

Under the wartime production law, the government has the power to compel manufacturers to prioritize vaccine production. (Photo: Reuters / Jonathan Ernst) U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to invoke the Defense Production Act to boost vaccine production to meet demand. A member of the COVID-19 task force said Monday Biden would act immediately when he takes over next month. Under the wartime production...

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