Dr. Robin Robinson, Director of BARDA, Comments on Mask Supply

During the American Medical Association and Infectious Diseases Society of America's Policy Forum on Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Preparedness, Dr. Robin Robinson, Director of BARDA and Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response within HHS, was asked about the government's plan for surge capacity of disposable respirators. Dr. Robinson expresses his concern about America's reliance on foreign-made surgical masks and respirators.