Bloomberg Law
March 31, 2021, 6:37 PM

Biden Looks to Invest $30 Billion in Preventing Future Pandemics

Shira Stein
Shira Stein

The Biden administration is proposing that the nation spend $30 billion over the next four years to help prevent the next pandemic, just as the U.S. starts to see the light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel.

The funds are part of the White House’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan, announced Wednesday. The money would be directed to the Strategic National Stockpile, development of tests and treatments for emerging diseases, prototype vaccines, and improved technology for faster vaccine production. The funding would also go toward improving the U.S. public health infrastructure and training more pandemic response workers.

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