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Officials said the center is clearly needed, for Ebola and other disease threats.
Highlights include funds for antibiotic resistance, bioterrorism preparedness, and a unified food safety agency.
TFAH says many states have a mediocre level of infectious-disease preparedness.
One report detailed the burden of healthcare-related infections, and another noted progress.
Officials offer few details on what exaclty the 30-nation "Global Health Security Agenda" involves.
The programs could provide a model for other nations to protect against health threats.
Ratings on 10 key indicators of the nation's level of protection gives 'clarion call' to improve upon prevention and control.
An exhaustive 2-year effort gives the US an overall score of 7.2 out of 10.
Mathematical models of outbreaks too often focus too little on underlying uncertainties, say UK researchers.
Key public health tasks, like flu surveillance, science communication, and lab testing, have resumed.
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