Growing Consensus In Congress Around Potential Need For Public Health Emergency Fund

CQ News: Zika Debate Leads to Calls for Public Health Emergency Fund
“…[M]embers of both parties agree that Zika won’t be the last infectious disease threat that forces Congress into action. There is a growing sense in both parties that in the future this [funding] debate could be avoided by supporting a dedicated fund that the administration can access for public health emergencies…” (Siddons, 5/25).

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