Lawmaker Plans Push For Flu Preparedness Bill Amid Brutal Season

By Lia DeGroot / January 4, 2023 at 12:54 PM
A Democratic lawmaker plans to push for a bill that aims to spur the development of flu vaccines and therapies, strengthen the U.S. response to annual flu and prepare for potential flu pandemics, coming in the wake of an early and brutal flu season this fall and winter and a so-called tripledemic of COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus and flu. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) first introduced his bill, Protecting America From Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Act, in December during the 117th...

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