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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.
Korea now has 175 cases, and US experts publish recommendations for US readiness.
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.
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