Protecting Americans from infectious disease threats, today and tomorrow

As the COVID-19 pandemic expands, the U.S. Congress is drafting supplemental funding legislation to jumpstart our fight against this emerging threat. As with H1N1 influenza and Ebola, we can’t protect American lives and our economy without addressing global disease threats.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Prevent Epidemics March 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic expands, the U.S. Congress is drafting supplemental funding legislation to jumpstart our fight against this emerging threat. As with H1N1 influenza and Ebola, we can’t protect American lives and our economy without addressing global disease threats.