March 28, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • USAID officials expect federal funding for the global COVID-19 vaccination effort to run dry in the coming months. Jeremy Konyndyk, the executive director of the agency’s COVID-19 task force, warned that it would make the U.S. more vulnerable due to the emergence of new variants in other countries. Konyndyk said that 90 percent of funding granted last year for the agency’s emergency pandemic programs has either been spent or allocated. (Article here)