By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MORGANTOWN (KDKA) – West Virginia University could take over the now-closed Mylan plant in Morgantown.

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The company, known as Viatris, closed the facility almost two weeks ago and let go of thousands of workers.

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They are now talking to WVU about transferring control of the plant.

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The plant is located just across the street from WVU School of Medicine and the university believes it could help attract more medical jobs.