Yoho Applauds U.S. ARMY Contract to Alachua’s Ology Bioservices
Gainesville, FL– Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement upon hearing the announcement that Alachua’s Ology Bioservices Inc. was awarded a contract ($106.3 million) by the U.S. Army Contracting Command to manage reserve production of critical vaccines and therapeutics.
“I am proud that one of our local companies, Ology Bioservices is an important player in *Operation Warp Speed. Ology Bioservices will oversee the production of 186,840,000 doses of vital vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19. I want to thank the U.S. Army Contracting Command for recognizing the great work being done at Ology Biozervices and for everyone at the company doing their part in the fight against COVID-19."
* Operation Warp Speed (OWS) aims to deliver 300 million doses of a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19 by January 2021, as part of a broader strategy to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics (collectively known as countermeasures).