US may use Defense Production Act to boost supplies of coronavirus protective gear
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday that the administration may invoke the 1950 Defense Production Act, which was passed by Congress before the Korean War and gives the president the power to increase the production of materials for national security purposes, Reuters reported.
“We will use the Defense Production Act as necessary,” Azar said. “So that is the authority that we have and we …continued .
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