By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MORGANTOWN (KDKA) – West Virginia University could take over the now-closed Mylan plant in Morgantown.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Front Begins Pushing Rain, Storms Into Area, Gusty Winds Possible
The company, known as Viatris, closed the facility almost two weeks ago and let go of thousands of workers.READ MORE: Panel Decides To Uphold School Masking Rule After State House GOP Seeks Review
They are now talking to WVU about transferring control of the plant.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
The plant is located just across the street from WVU School of Medicine and the university believes it could help attract more medical jobs.