Global Health Organizations Urge Continued Funding For CDC Global Pandemic Prevention Activities In Letter To HHS Secretary

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“…A group of more than 200 global health organizations wrote a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on [January 29] expressing grave concerns about the scale-back of the global health security programs. … The groups behind the letter hope to encourage Congress and the Trump administration to ensure continued funding for disease surveillance and prevention, which would likely involve congressional approval for additional CDC funding…” (Loria, 2/2).