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Unpacking The $2.2Tn Stimulus Act: Boosts To Medtech And Diagnostics To Fight Coronavirus

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A $2.2tn coronavirus stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on 27 March will distribute billions of dollars to federal agencies – including the FDA, the CDC and the FEMA – to hasten approvals of new diagnostics, medical ventilators, respirators and other medtech supplies, conduct more testing of potential COVID-19 patients, and quickly distribute medical supplies where needed most.

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