U.S. Congress Sends Pandemics And All-Hazards Preparedness Bill, Including BARDA Reauthorization, To Trump For Approval
Healio: Congress takes step to support BARDA’s mission of pandemic preparedness
“Congress recently passed the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, or PAHPAI, which will allow the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA, to strengthen the country’s preparedness against a variety of global disease threats. The passage of PAHPAI reauthorizes certain programs, such as BARDA, under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act…” (6/5).
Homeland Preparedness News: Pandemic and all-hazards preparedness, response bill heads to Trump following House approval
“[The bill] now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature to make it law. S. 1379, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on May 8, will strengthen the nation’s health security strategy, improve preparedness and response, bolster the country’s emergency response workforce, prioritize a threat-based approach, and increase communication in medical countermeasure advanced research and development, among numerous other provisions contained in the sweeping legislation…” (Riley, 6/4).
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