CDC awards $200 million to fight infectious diseases

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today awarded more than $200 million to help states, cities, counties and territories prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases. The funds include $77 million to help state health departments fight antibiotic-resistance threats and enhance the CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network. The remaining funds will support more than 40 projects, including continued state vigilance against Zika virus.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: preparedness, resource use, Zika

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