Cassidy, Smith Bipartisan Amendment to Address Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that their bipartisan amendment to improve global vaccine access was signed into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week.

The bipartisan amendment will analyze the United States government’s capabilities to retrieve soon to expire COVID-19 vaccine doses and send them to countries abroad. These efforts will help to address supply chain barriers to efficient global vaccine distribution and provide another opportunity for the United States to be a leader in building global capacity to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

“Increasing global access to the COVID […]

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