GovExec Daily: What Whistleblowers are Facing During Coronavirus

Government Executive: This week, former Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Dr. Rick Bright filed a whistleblower complaint over his reassignment. In his 89-page complaint, Bright alleges that he was pressured to promote unproven COVID-19 therapies by political leadership.

Since his reassignment, Bright’s outspokenness has garnered criticism from the political world and his lawyers claim that subsequent public comments about Bright's effectiveness at BARDA  ”only underscore its retaliatory motive for his removal.”

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