HELP Committee Chairman Seeks Feedback on Pandemic Preparedness White Paper

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman, Lamar Alexander (R-TN) is seeking feedback on a white paper on preparing for the next pandemic. It includes a number of proposals that Congress can consider and act on this year.Responses are requested by June 26, 2020.

Proposals from the white paper include: accelerated research and development of tests and treatments, expanded disease surveillance, increased surge capacity, improving public health capabilities, and improving interdepartmental coordination.


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