Published in Vaccine Weekly, August 16th, 1999
The vaccine, which has prompted controversy over alleged side-effects, will cost $10.64 a dose under the contract with the Pentagon's sole supplier, BioPort Corp., Lansing, Michigan. That is up from the previous price of $4.36.
The total value of the contract with BioPort is $49.8 million, an increase from $24.1 million, the officials said, all requesting anonymity at a media briefing. The new contract was agreed to on July 27, 1999.
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