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Ousted top vaccine official amended his whistleblower complaint, alleging ongoing retaliation by HHS Director Alex Azar

Top vaccine scientist Dr. Rick Bright claimed he was still facing ongoing retaliation from the Trump administration after alleging in a whistleblower complaint that the government ignored his early warnings of the coronavirus. In April, Bright was removed as director of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which falls […]
Ousted top vaccine official amended his whistleblower complaint, alleging ongoing retaliation by HHS Director Alex Azar
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Whistleblower immunologist to warn Congress of potential for a coronavirus rebound in the fall, making for the ‘darkest winter in modern history’

The whistleblower immunologist Dr. Rick Bright plans to testify to Congress about the threat of a coronavirus rebound in the fall, writing in prepared testimony that without proper prevention measures, “2020 will be darkest winter in modern history.” Bright previously worked as director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development […]
Whistleblower immunologist to warn Congress of potential for a coronavirus rebound in the fall, making for the ‘darkest winter in modern history’
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‘I am not disgruntled’: Top scientist who was fired and then filed a whistleblower complaint rejects Trump’s label and says the US government ‘could have done more’ to save lives

Rick Bright, the Department of Health and Human Services scientist who was reassigned last month and then filed a whistleblower complaint, disputed the White House’s characterization that he was “disgruntled.” “I am frustrated at a lack of urgency to get a head-start on developing life-saving tools for Americans,” he said […]
‘I am not disgruntled’: Top scientist who was fired and then filed a whistleblower complaint rejects Trump’s label and says the US government ‘could have done more’ to save lives
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A top US scientist who was pushed out of his job says he was ‘pressured to let politics and cronyism drive decisions’ in the nation’s coronavirus response

Rick Bright, one of the leading US vaccine scientists, said he was abruptly ousted from his post as the head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) last month for sticking to science, and refusing to tout “unproven” coronavirus treatments. Bright is now asking for his job back, […]
A top US scientist who was pushed out of his job says he was ‘pressured to let politics and cronyism drive decisions’ in the nation’s coronavirus response