– Increased support for the Global Disease Detection program. In 2007, the GDD program $ 33,000 in funding. If funding to $ 55 million, was able to four more regional detection centers established global disease global disease outbreak detection and control.

Response to swine flu – At the end of 2008, the National Strategic Stockpile reportedly contained 104 million N95 respirators; 51.6 million surgical masks, 20 million syringes for pre-pandemic vaccine; 4,000 fans. – purchase antivirals should only become a federal responsibility. According to the plan of the previous administration, states were expected. Some of antiviral medications that are necessary to protect the citizens in their states would buy, through a program that included 25 % subsidy from the federal While the federal government to cover enough antivirals to 50 million Americans, has acquired from October 2008, all it means is that 22 million courses of antivirals, which bought nine million short of the target, so that the Americans more vulnerable in some states than others..with permission of It , the entire Kaiser Daily HealthPolicyMonitor see Report, search the archives or sign in to Send email delivery to emperors Daily Health Policy Report publishes Reproduction on imperial network. A free service from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.

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