Operation Warp Speed and the ‘Creative Society’

A researcher works in a lab run by Moderna Inc. (Moderna Inc/Handout via Reuters)
Its success is a reminder that there is no limit to American ingenuity when government stands alongside the people rather than in front of them.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE R ecently the New York Times published an in-depth report on the success of the public-private partnership to develop a coronavirus vaccine. The program, dubbed Operation Warp Speed, devoted the resources of the U.S. government to aid private companies in the design, testing, and distribution of an effective vaccination for COVID-19. The deadline: one year after the virus’s appearance in Wuhan, China.

And it worked. If the FDA grants emergency use authorization to Pfizer in a few weeks, as is widely expected, the first shots will be administered to frontline health-care workers before New Year’s. The end of the pandemic is in

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