BOZEMAN, Mont. – With the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines on its way to Montana, Governor-elect Greg Gianforte today praised the success of Operation Warp Speed in safely developing and manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine.
“American ingenuity and innovation have brought the light at the end of the tunnel closer and made it brighter. Had it not been for Operation Warp Speed, Montanans could have been waiting months or more for a vaccine. It will help save lives and support our hardworking front-line health care workers. It will also help us safely get our economy going again, get Montana small businesses open, get Montanans back to work, and get our educators and kids back in the classroom,” Governor-elect Gianforte said. “In Congress, I was proud to support Operation Warp Speed and other bipartisan measures to combat COVID-19 and its economic fallout. As governor, my top priority is to ensure this vaccine is widely available to all Montanans.”