USAID To Provide $20M Over 5 Years To CEPI; Funds Subject To Congressional Approval

Homeland Preparedness News: USAID offers $20M in aid to CEPI for infectious diseases vaccine development
“The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) gained a $20 million investment from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) last week to support the development of vaccines targeting emerging infectious diseases. These funds will be provided over a five year period, subject to Congressional approval each year, to support CEPI’s development programs for several specific diseases, including Lassa fever, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, Nipah, Chikungunya, Rift Valley Fever, and Ebola…” (Galford, 10/27).

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