March 1, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • HHS released a report outlining its efforts to make the make the public health supply chains and biological preparedness industrial base more resilient, diverse, and secure. The report explores the public health supply chain and industrial base’s vulnerabilities and identifies the successes and practical strategies that HHS is implementing. It also outlines the department’s plans to lower the cost of diagnostic starting components and make them more interchangeable to increase test availability and to invest in fields including artificial intelligence, robotics, and test kit research in a push to make the public health supply chain more resilient. (Report here)