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More Than 60 Global Health Organizations, Experts Urge Trump Administration To Increase FY20 Funding To Counter Biological Threats

Homeland Preparedness News: Groups seek funds countering biological threats
“The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) has joined over 60 global health security organizations in calling for bolstered funding in the Trump administration’s 2020 budget request to counter biological threats. The groups forwarded correspondence to Secretary of Health and Human Services and Chair of the newly established U.S. Biodefense Steering Committee Alex Azar, advocating for a fiscal year 2020 funding request reflecting the nation’s commitment to advance the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), a partnership of more than 64 countries and organizations launched in 2014…” (Clark, 11/29).