By Adam Cancryn and Dan Diamond
“A pair of watchdog groups are stepping up their criticism of vaccine czar Moncef Slaoui’s ties to the drug industry, arguing that he should be held to the same conflict-of-interest and disclosure requirements as federal employees.
Public Citizen and Lower Drug Prices Now petitioned the HHS inspector general and Office of Government Ethics to make Slaoui a ‘special government employee’ — a designation that would subject him to certain ethics standards during his time running the administration’s ‘Operation Warp Speed.'”
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