Why “Operation Warp Speed” Could Be Deadly

Why “Operation Warp Speed” Could Be Deadly

Opinion | Politicians are dreaming of a “Manhattan Project-style effort” to develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine “for most Americans by year’s end.” To accomplish this dramatic cut in vaccine development time, “the program will pull together private pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and the military.” Normal vaccine development time is significantly longer. Fourteen potential coronavirus vaccines are vying to […]

CDC Foundation Ties to Industry Raise Conflict of Interest Concerns

CDC Foundation Ties to Industry Raise Conflict of Interest Concerns

Earlier this year, an article published in the British Medical Journal by the associate editor, Jeanne Lenzer, revealed that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) accepts funding from industy. Lenzer highlights that pharmaceuticals and other types of companies have the ability to fund CDC projects via the CDC Foundation.