HHS Whistleblower, Former BARDA Director Rick Bright Resigns From NIH Post
POLITICO: HHS whistleblower Rick Bright resigns from government
“Rick Bright, the federal vaccine chief-turned-whistleblower who was reassigned to a different agency and subsequently criticized the Trump administration’s pandemic response, has left the federal government, Bright’s lawyers announced on Tuesday. … Bright was abruptly removed as director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority in April and reassigned to NIH, and he alleges that he was demoted because he opposed political pressure linked to an unproven Covid-19 treatment…” (Diamond, 10/6).
Additional coverage of Bright’s resignation is available from AP, CBS News, and STAT.
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