Rep. Bishop to tour Emergent Biosolutions to discuss anthrax vaccine

courtesy of Mlive.com

LANSING, MI. (WLNS) – Representative Mike Bishop will tour Emergent Biosolutions and discuss the company’s impact on the country and the world today.

Representative Bishop will arrive at Emergent at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

He’ll also discuss the company’s global activities, specifically how it manufactures Biothrax, which is the only FDA licensed vaccine against Anthrax.

Emergent has supplied millions of doses of Biothrax to the Strategic National Stockpile.

The Lansing location employs about 400 local people, more than a quarter of the company’s staff.

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