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Obama Administration Announces Availability Of $60M More In Zika Response Funding From Reprogrammed Ebola Money

Roll Call: Obama Administration Announces Added $60 Million to Fight Zika
“Some $60 million will soon flow to states, cities, and territories to fight the Zika virus, White House officials announced Thursday. … An Office of Management and Budget aide confirmed on background that the additional $60 million comes from the $589 million in total funds the administration reprogrammed in April to fight the virus, in the absence of Congress appropriating $1.9 billion in emergency funds that were requested in February…” (Mejdrich, 7/21).

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