Funding for critical CDC disease prevention programs abroad is about to run out

A substantial pot of federal funding allotted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect the globe from deadly infectious diseases is set to run out by 2019, which could potentially have a major impact on global health and mortality. In December 2014 Congress passed legislation providing $5.4 billion in funding to contain [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.