Emergency Pandemic Prevention Bill Gets Trump’s Signature

June 25, 2019, 1:50 PM

The president renewed the country’s pandemics and weapons of mass destruction response programs when he signed an emergency response bill into law June 24.

The bill reauthorizes programs in the Department of Health and Human Services related to public health emergency preparedness, which includes resources to contain the largest measles outbreak in nearly two decades.

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (S. 1379) was sponsored by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and passed a voice vote in the House June 4.

“I am grateful that President Trump has signed the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness ...

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