TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will conduct clinical trials to test the efficacy of experimental Chikungunya virus vaccines under a five-year, $10 million task order from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.
The company said Thursday the new work comes under the potential $900 million U.S. Army medical product research-and-development contract Engility won a position on early this year.
“With this contract, our Engility medical experts will work side-by-side with the researchers at the Walter Reed Institute to fight Chikungunya and protect our men and women in uniform and all of those vulnerable to this virus, ” said Engility CEO Lynn Dugle.
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