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The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.
The NIH sees its biggest boost in 12 years, and other public health initiatives benefit, too.
Recommendations include executive-level management that spells out a national plan, pulls together a policy council, and unifies the biodefense budget.
It is the 2nd Ebola death on US soil; meanwhile, the country will start screening travelers from Mali.
The White House's $6.2 billion emergency Ebola funding request got its first hearing in Congress today.
All travelers whose flights originate in outbreak countries must enter the US through 1 of 5 airports.
The bill provides increases for the CDC, DHS, and FDA and funds for pandemic readiness.
Discovery of the first new botulinum toxin in 40 years is coupled with withholding key data for security reasons.
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