Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 18th, 2001
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services signed a contract November 28, 2001, to buy 155 million doses of vaccine from a British company, preparing for the possibility terrorists would try to spread the highly contagious disease. The contract with Acambis, Inc., is supposed to bring the nation's stockpile to 286 million doses of the vaccine by the end of next year, promising protection for every American.
But there are no plans to...
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