White-colored House Seeks $1.8 Billion to battle Zika Virus

 

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HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) The Obama administration is seeking $1.8 billion in emergency funds from Congress to combat the threat of the mosquito -borne Zika viru. President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion to help get ready to fight the Zika virus, which is spreading across the Americas fast. — The Obama administration is requesting $1.8 billion in emergency funding from Congress to fight the Zika virus in the United States and abroad, the White House announced today.

The White House is seeking $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus, hoping to halt the spread of the relatively unknown disease. White House Asks Congress for $1.8 Billion to Combat Zika The Obama administration will ask Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the Zika virus _ a disease that the president. By Roberta Rampton and Ben Hirschler WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad.

John Hayward 9 Feb 2016 100 The White House has asked Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the spread of Zika, funding programs to study the virus and control the mosquitoes that spread it, both at home and abroad. The head of the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday turned down the Obama administration’s request for emergency funding to fight the Zika virus, citing a pool of funding leftover from the. WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House. The White House said on Monday it needs the U.S.

Congress to deliver emergency funding to address the Zika virus, and said redirecting some money set aside for Ebola-related projects would not be.

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Finally, in September 2016, Congress approved $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus.97

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At the urging of the White House the Department of Defence had in 1997 awarded the small biotechnology company Dynport a $30 million contract to make 300000 doses of smallpox vaccine for military personnel.

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In 1969, the Senate Church Committee discovered that the U.S. Defense Department had requested a budget of tens of millions of taxpayer dollars for a program to speed development of new viruses which could target and destroy the human immune system.

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While the group recommended spending $200 million to build a stockpile of vaccines and antibiotics, the White House initially requested $41 million.

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Except for one-time, short-term funding to contain the Ebola and Zika viruses, core emergency preparedness funding has been cut by more than one-third (from $940 million in FY 2002 to $667 million in FY 2017) per year since the program was established.

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A portion of the funding, $600 million provided targeted assistance to states and communities in their efforts to obtain supplies and resources to achieve the federal goal of stockpiling antivirals for 25 percent of the population.

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The prevention costs for the disease in Brazil alone are about US$100 million a year (Rodrigues et al., 2003).

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And the widespread concern, and in some cases paranoia, about the threat of emerging infectious diseases among the public translated into political pressure to increase CDC’s funding, in spite of the budget slashing that affected nearly every other major federal agency during the 104th Congress.

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The directorgeneral’s report on smallpox eradication estimated the cost of the campaign to be US$180 million over ten years.

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The WHO has estimated that the investment in smallpox eradication, estimated to be about $300 million, is recouped every 26 days.

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