AHF Calls for Defense Production Act to Boost Virus Surveillance

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amid recent reports that the U.S. ranks 43rd globally for sequencing to find new SARS-CoV-2 variants, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) calls on the Biden administration to utilize the Defense Production Act to seek out new virus strains—a proactive move that would provide a sufficient number of requisitioned labs to ensure the United States is operating at maximum research capacity. Genomic sequencing of SARS-CoV-2, the technique used to read and interpret the gene