US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Monday. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Monday. Photo: AFP

Joe Biden signs order to boost US biomanufacturing and compete with China

  • The move seeks to reduce reliance on China for medicines and chemicals, an issue that has US national security and intelligence officials particularly concerned
  • Biden is also pushing for a government-backed ‘cancer moonshot’, with the aim of halving death rates from the disease in the next 25 years

US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Monday. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Monday. Photo: AFP
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