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Half of privately owned U.S. hospitals lacked the ability to electronically share data with public health agencies in the run up to the Covid-19 pandemic, potentially hampering agencies’ response to the virus, according to newly released survey findings. The hospitals in question were either unable to send the data or agencies were unable to receive it […]

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White House science advisers on Friday called for the creation of a $65.3 billion overhaul of the nation’s pandemic preparedness infrastructure to protect against the “reasonable likelihood” of another serious pandemic in the years ahead. “The next pandemic will very likely be substantially different than Covid-19, so we must be prepared to deal with any […]

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The Biden administration unveiled a $65.3 billion plan to prepare for future pandemics threats, likening the ambitious proposal to the Apollo mission to the moon.  The proposal announced Friday by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and National Security Council focuses on protecting the U.S. against potentially catastrophic biological threats, including those that are naturally occurring, accidental or […]

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