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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their question on a variety of topics including an earthquake in Italy, Republican nominee Donald Trump’s efforts to woo minority voters, and…

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    Book Discussion on Zika

    Donald McNeil, Jr. talked about his book Zika: The Emerging Epidemic, about the spread of the Zika virus in the U.S. and abroad, the number of people that have contracted it, and the federal…

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    Hepatitis C Treatment and Prevention

    Researchers and federal health policy officials talked about efforts to combat Hepatitis C in the United States. Despite widespread availability of a cure for the disease, high costs have…

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    Women's Health and the Zika Virus

    Public health advocates talked about on women’s access to reproductive and maternal health care and the risk posed by the Zika virus.

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    Zika Virus Update

    Dr. Anthony Fauci updated reporters on the Zika virus in the United States. He talked about its potential impact on pregnant women, his agency’s efforts to develop a vaccine, and the needed…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other House Democrats talked to reporters about their efforts to persuade Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to forgo the rest of the 2016 congressional summer…

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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 threats, lessons…

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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 Ebola…

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    Book Discussion on The Death of Cancer

    Dr. Vincent DeVita, Jr., talked about his book The Death of Cancer, in which he provides a history of cancer from the perspective of an oncologist. In his book, he discusses the…

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    Julie Steenhuysen on the Zika Virus

    Julie Steenhuysen talked about the threat posed by the Zika virus in the U.S., as well as concerns about the virus as the 2016 Olympics began in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    Zika Virus Response

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about the threat posed by the Zika virus, including the risk of local transmission in the U.S. and concerns about the upcoming Olympic Games. He said local cases…

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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. for the…

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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 treatment, doing in five years…

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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 reach…

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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 White House…

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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 cure for cancer by increasing…

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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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    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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