Shutdown Impact: Who Will Work, Who Won’t at Health Agencies

Dec. 21, 2018, 6:41 PM

The looming partial government shutdown means the FDA will stop routine drug plant inspections and most policy and regulatory work, and other federal health employees will be sidelined as well.

A fight over funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico has created a stalemate in Congress. Although it looked for a moment that a shutdown could be averted, Trump and lawmakers are struggling to agree in time on stop-gap legislation that would extend funding until Feb. 8 for the remainder of the federal government.

Here’s a quick rundown of who will be off the ...

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