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    Zika Virus Prevention Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden was one of the three witnesses at a hearing on prevention efforts against the Zika virus. Dr. Frieden in his testimony outlined the preparations in the U.S.…

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    Newsmakers with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about the Zika virus, including how it compares with other viruses, what researchers require to develop vaccines, and the impact of Congress’s failure to…

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    Zika Virus Funding

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid called on Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Planned Parenthood Executive Vice President Dawn Laguens held a news…

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    Zika Virus Prevention

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a roundtable meeting with Dr. Anne Schuchat and other medical expert and academics testified at a hearing on federal…

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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Attendees talked about battling cancer. Comedian Carol Burnett, whose daughter Carrie Hamilton died of cancer in 2002, was the emcee. The day-long summit, held by the vice president’s…

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    Vice President Joe Biden on Cancer Research

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative to cure cancer. The goal was to increase the rate of progress in cancer research, diagnosis, and…

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    Cancer Treamtment and Research, Opening Remarks

    Wayne Frederick made opening remarks at a “Cancer Moonshot” summit at Howard University hosted by Vice President Joe Biden. He talked about the initiative to discover a…

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    Senators on Zika Virus Funding

    After Democrats blocked the conference report to the bil that would, among other issues, provide funds to combat the Zika virus, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he…

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    White House Press Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including the Zika virus, the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy and the release of transcripts from 9-1-1…

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    Book Discussion on The Politics of Autism

    John Pitney talked about his book, The Politics of Autism: Navigating The Contested Spectrum. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College…

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    Book Discussion on The Next Pandemic

    Ali Khan talked about his book, The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind’s Gravest Dangers, in which he examines the world’s deadliest diseases, possible new…

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    Dr. Christopher Hess on Parkinson's Disease

    Dr. Christopher Hess talked by video from the University of Florida in Gainesville about Parkinson’s disease and its impact on over one million people in the U.S. following the…

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    Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs

    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, with the University of Pennsylvania, discusses antibiotic resistance and the rise of superbugs, as well as what can be done to slow the evolution of these strains of…

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    U.S. Preparations for the Zika Virus

    Dr. Anand Parekh discussed preparations by both public and private health services to prevent the spread of the mosquito-born Zika virus, as well as the congressional push to fund…

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    Preventing Pandemics

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talked about efforts and investments being made to prevent pandemics. He focused on lessons learned from a recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in west…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics. He gave details about President Obama’s trip the next day to…

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    House Debate on Funding Zika Virus Response

    Members of the House of Representatives debated legislation for funding the response to the Zika virus.

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    Dr. Tom Friedens talked about efforts to combat the Zika virus. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, the CDC’s Dr. Anne Schuchat, and former Representative Susan Mollinari talked about the threat…

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    Senators Murray and Cornyn on Zika Response

    Senate Health Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) attempted to bring Zika virus research funding before the full Senate, but Republican Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) blocked the motion.

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