Ebola Eradication Act Of 2019 Passes Senate, Referred to House Committee On Foreign Affairs

U.S. Congress: S.1340 — Ebola Eradication Act of 2019
This bill passed the Senate and was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on September 24. The bill “directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to immediately assist in efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and other vulnerable countries to combat the Ebola outbreak that began in August 2018. The bill also directs the USAID to report to Congress on its efforts in the eastern part of the DRC and on proposed additional legal authorities needed to improve such efforts” (9/24).

The Kaiser Family Foundation is following the bill through its U.S. Global Health Legislation Tracker, which will be updated as the bill progresses.