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Public health groups are lining up to oppose 'piecemeal' efforts to fund federal agencies.
The bill provides increases for the CDC, DHS, and FDA and funds for pandemic readiness.
TFAH says many states have a mediocre level of infectious-disease preparedness.
Highlights include funds for antibiotic resistance, bioterrorism preparedness, and a unified food safety agency.
Grants to support emergency preparedness for local public health agencies and hospitals equal about $840 million.
In its annual report, TFAH said there are still major gaps and funding needed to battle new threats.
Also, studies explore Zika-dengue antibody dynamics and co-infections with chikungunya.
The non-profit highlights policies that could save billions in avoidable healthcare costs, it says.
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