Original Supporters Of 2004 ‘Bioshield’ Legislation Discuss Need For U.S. Biomedical Preparedness At Bipartisan Policy Center Event

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Original backers of 2004 ‘Bioshield’ legislation say lapse leaves gap in pandemic, biological attack preparedness
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights remarks made at a Bipartisan Policy Center event during which former Sens. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) discussed the need for U.S. biomedical preparedness, as well as the need for longer-term funding for the Project Bioshield Act of 2004 that was enacted to “encourage the development of medicines and vaccines against biomedical threats” (4/4).

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