Tracking Federal Purchases to Fight the Coronavirus
The federal government is spending billions of dollars to combat the coronavirus. Explore who the U.S. is buying from, what it’s buying and how much it’s paying.
by Moiz Syed and Derek Willis, May 27, 2020. Updated Jan. 11, 2022
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Examples of What the U.S. Has Bought
Top Spending Categories
Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment and SuppliesContracts2,942Total$7.07B
Fruits and VegetablesContracts454Total$4.3B
Other Professional ServicesContracts458Total$2.54B
Drugs and BiologicalsContracts253Total$1.77B
Laboratory Equipment and SuppliesContracts610Total$1.63B
Biomedical Advanced Development R&DContracts65Total$1.54B
Hospital and Surgical Clothing and Related Special Purpose ItemsContracts179Total$1.06B
|LEIDOS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, INC.||Operation of Government Owned Contractor Operated R&D Facilities||$938M|
|RER SOLUTIONS, INC.||Financial Services||$800M|
|JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS INC||Drugs and Biologicals||$690M|
|EMERGENT MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS BALTIMORE LLC||Biomedical Advanced Development R&D||$686M|
|PHILIPS NORTH AMERICA LLC||Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment and Supplies||$647M|
|LEIDOS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH, INC.||2||$938M|
|RER SOLUTIONS, INC.||1||$800M|
|ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP||2||$700M|
|JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICALS INC||1||$690M|
|EMERGENT MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS BALTIMORE LLC||1||$686M|
|Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response - HHS||264||$10.1B|
|Agricultural Marketing Service||544||$5.62B|
|Department of Veterans Affairs||4470||$4.43B|
|National Institutes of Health||951||$2.91B|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||331||$2.15B|
Where Vendors Are Located
Icons by Haisam Hussein, special to ProPublica.
About this dataThis data comes from the Federal Procurement Data System, which includes all contracts worth $10,000 or more. We look at all contracts that are tagged with the procurement code for COVID-19 or otherwise started in 2020 and contain “COVID-19” in the description. Department of Defense contracting data is subject to a 90-day delay before it appears in the data.
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