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    Climate Change and the Zika Virus

    The Brookings Institution and Princeton University released the Spring 2016 issue of the Future of Children, which focused on how climate change affects children. Janet Currie outlined…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. He addressed the Defense Department’s findings in the investigation into the U.S. airstrikes on…

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    Senators on Zika Virus Funding

    Democratic members of the Senate women’s caucus called on Republicans to help pass emergency funding for combating the Zika virus or to come up with their own response…

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    Senators on Federal Spending

    A discussion by the Senate majority and minority leaders on fiscal year 2017 federal spending turned into a debate on funding to deal with the Zika virus in the U.S. The pending bill…

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    Congressional Democrats on Zika Virus Funding

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and congressional Democrats held a news conference to call on their Republican colleagues to approve…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including Zika virus funding, and President Obama’s trip planned for the next week to Flint, Michigan, where the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics. He re-emphasized the importance of Congress acting on the Puerto Rican debt crisis, Zika virus…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including the U.S. Supreme Court hearing oral argument heard earlier that day in the case U.S. v. Texas, which…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including a recent North Korean ballistic missile test, efforts to prevent and cure the Zika virus, and…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including Russian military exercises near the Donald Cook destroyer in the Baltic Sea, Boko Haram, and efforts to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including funding for Zika virus research, the Syrian refugee crisis, and the Supreme Court nomination process.

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    Immunization in the U.S.

    Dr. Anne Schuchat talked about respiratory and vaccine-preventable health concerns facing the U.S., as well as the implications of the anti-vaccine movement.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Anne Schuchat, from the Centers for Disease Control spoke to reporters at the daily White…

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    Infectious Disease Prevention

    Dr. Beth Bell talked by video from Atlanta about efforts to prevent and control infectious diseases such as Ebola and the Zika viruses. She also discussed research into the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics. He announced that nearly $600 million would be shifted from fighting the Ebola virus to combating the increasing…

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    Pandemics

    Sonia Shah moderated a forum on emerging infectious diseases and the next pandemic. The event began with Ms. Shah discussing her book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, From Cholera…

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    Panel Discussion on Pandemics

    Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, and Sonia Shah, author of Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research and Treatment

    Following the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan, who advocated for Alzheimer’s disease research, Creighton Phelps talked about research and treatment of the disease in the U.S.

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    U.S. Response to Zika Virus

    Panelists talked about the U.S. response to the Zika virus. The U.S. government was improving its domestic preparedness and response activities in anticipation of an increased number…

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    Book Discussion on Pandemic

    Sonia Shah talked about her book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, about the spread of infectious diseases around the world over the past 50 years and what…

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