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Americans Favor Domestic Pharma Manufacturing Due To National Security Concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic caught the U.S. on the back foot, scrambling to procure necessities like medicines, ventilators, and masks. It exposed the country's lopsided reliance on third-party vendors, foreign manufacturers, and other nations.

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The COVID-19 pandemic caught the U.S. on the back foot, scrambling to procure necessities like medicines, ventilators, and masks. It exposed the country's lopsided reliance on third-party vendors, foreign manufacturers, and other nations.

The Investor's Business Daily/TIPP Poll conducted in late June/early July asked 1,424 American adults how important a strong manufacturing base for medical drugs was to the United States' national security. The response:

  • 82% Important
  • 7% Not important
  • 11% Unsure

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