The largest association of US doctors says Trumpís health care plan will weaken our defense against disease outbreak

March 8, 2017
by ZoŽ Schlanger

Another $3 billion is allocated through the Prevention Fund to support state health agencies that deal in community-level disease prevention, bioterrorism prevention, pandemic response, and other health emergency response, according to a report from advocacy group Trust for America’s Health. Programs for preventing lead poisoning, preventing the spread of viral hepatitis, reducing prescription overdoses, and screening for breast and cervical cancer are all covered under the Prevention Fund.

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