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CDC Announces $60M in Funding To Fight Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced it will distribute $60 million to states, cities, and territories to fight the Zika virus. The funds are intended to increase state and local capacity through

  • epidemiological surveillance and investigation;
  • mosquito control and monitoring; and
  • strengthening of laboratory capacity.

CDC will also award an additional $10 million to states and territories to identify cases of microcephaly and other complications caused by Zika and refer affected families to services.

All new Zika funding will be available starting Aug. 1. The new funding comes in addition to $25 million awarded on July 1 as part of CDC’s preparedness and response funding, which was directed at areas at risk for Zika outbreaks.

America’s Essential Hospitals has established a resource page dedicated to this emerging public health threat. Visit this page regularly for new and updated information.

About the Author

Rachel Schwartz is a former policy associate at America's Essential Hospitals.

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