Abstract

As we enter the third year of the COVID era, it is crucial that policymakers and manufacturers revisit the medical supply chain. We all need to better understand how the Defense Production Act can distort the supply chain in ways that ripple out beyond the specific productions being requisitioned. More importantly, the country needs to commit itself to a domestic manufacturing capability so that it won’t be left with critical shortages the next time a crisis hits.

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