Whistleblower Rick Bright to US House, US faces “darkest winter” if pandemic planning fails.

  • Rick Bright says he was removed as director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority for raising concerns about coronavirus preparedness.
  • Bright testified to a U.S. House of Representatives panel regarding his concerns.
  • “What we do must be done carefully with guidance from the best scientific minds. Our window of opportunity is closing. If we fail to improve our response now, based on science, I fear the pandemic will get worse and be prolonged.”