Vaccine Maker Earned Record Profits but Delivered Disappointment in Return

Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a $628 million federal contract with no competitive bidding. Top executives received big bonuses while factories mostly sat idle and tens of millions of Covid-19 doses were thrown away.,

Emergent was forced to halt operations at its plant in the Bayview area of Baltimore after contamination issues led to millions of spoiled vaccine doses.
Emergent was forced to halt operations at its plant in the Bayview area of Baltimore after contamination issues led to millions of spoiled vaccine doses.Credit…Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA, via Shutterstock

Vaccine Maker Earned Record Profits but Delivered Disappointment in Return

Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a $628 million federal contract with no competitive bidding. Top executives received big bonuses while factories mostly sat idle and tens of millions of Covid-19 doses were thrown away.

Emergent was forced to halt operations at its plant in the Bayview area of Baltimore after contamination issues led to millions of spoiled vaccine doses.Credit…Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA, via Shutterstock

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