Emergent to deliver a $120M contract for the smallpox vaccine for the US stockpile
Emergent BioSolutions, a vaccine and therapeutic manufacturer for defense purposes, is cementing its smallpox vaccine production status by inking a contract with the US government.
On Tuesday, Emergent announced that it has a contract to deliver the ACAM200 smallpox vaccine to the Strategic National Stockpile. Emergent said in a release that this option is the third of nine annual contract extensions, with this extension being worth around $120 million. The contract is also a part of Emergent’s 10-year, $2 billion deal with HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response set up in 2019.
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