Congress Passes Pandemic Act, Extending Funding for Project Bioshield and BARDA | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US House of Representatives and the Senate have passed the Pandemic All Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013, which will provide several billion dollars for development and stockpiling of medical countermeasures (MCMs) for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) attacks.

The bill cleared both the House and Senate with overwhelming support over the past few days and has now been submitted to the White House.

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