Joe Biden workforce to carry conferences with pharmaceutical corporations on coronavirus battle
President-elect Joe Biden’s workforce will start assembly with Pfizer Inc and different pharmaceutical corporations inside days as they proceed the transition to a brand new administration amid the escalating coronavirus pandemic, his chief of employees stated on Sunday.
“We’re going to have conferences between our prime scientific advisers and the officers of those drug corporations, not simply Pfizer however there are different promising vaccines as nicely. We’re going to begin these consultations this week,” Ron Klain stated on NBC’s Meet the Press.
Bloomberg Information reported final week that consultations between Biden’s advisers and the pharmaceutical trade started even earlier than the election, in keeping with individuals acquainted with the matter.
Biden workforce held conferences with corporations that had Covid-19 vaccines or therapies in late-stage medical trials in September and October, the individuals stated. The aim was to assemble details about the event, manufacturing and distribution of vaccinations to beat back coronavirus and therapies to deal with the sick.