By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A bill introduced in the US House of Representatives proposes extending the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and funding for Project Bioshield, programs that fund and support development of medical countermeasures against pandemics and terrorist attacks.

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