January 26, 2022
D.C. News
  • The Senate Health Committee leadership unveiled bipartisan legislation aimed at improving the U.S. preparedness for pandemics. The legislation would bolster disease surveillance capabilities, clarify the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and seek to help the country prepare for future pandemic threats. Meanwhile, a group of Democrats led called for $17 billion in additional funding to shore up the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to low-income countries, warning in a letter to the White House that USAID’s coffers are almost empty. (Articles here and here)