America’s COVID swab supply depends on two cousins who hate each other | Curio

America’s COVID swab supply depends on two cousins who hate each other

30 mins | Mar 25, 2021

The story of a testing family feud. The pandemic brought the Puritan Medical Products company an opportunity of a lifetime as the only swab manufacturer in the US. But even a $250 million infusion from the US government has done little to calm tensions between the co-owners. Olivia Carville explores how the years of disagreements between them came to a boiling point, just as it became clear that the business was central to America's pandemic response.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek