Cures 2.0 Update Funds Pandemic Preparedness, Vaccine Education

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / November 16, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Updated Cures 2.0 draft legislation to be unveiled Tuesday (Nov. 16) would fund and create several pandemic-related programs, including an immunization education campaign and a grant for organizations that help patients access and pay for care to develop their own response plan for future pandemics. The updated bipartisan 21st Century Cures 2.0 discussion draft also keeps previously reported policies like requiring the president and HHS secretary to create a national strategy, including medical supply chain preparedness and data sharing, based...

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