Emergent BioSolutions Lands $1.25B BioThrax Contract

Powers, Marie
October 2011
BioWorld Today;10/4/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 192, p1
The article reports that U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Emergent BioSolutions Inc. worth 1.25 U.S. billion dollars to supply the U.S. government with 44.75 million doses of anthrax vaccine adsorbed, BioThrax for about five years. BioThrax is the only anthrax vaccine that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Deliveries of the BioThrax will start 2011 and will end in September 2016.


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