Stop-Gap Funding Deal Doesn't Address Expiring PAHPA, PEPFAR Funding

By Jessica Karins / September 30, 2023 at 9:21 PM
Updated Story Despite Congress’ narrow aversion of a government shutdown, bills funding many federal programs for preparing for pandemics and fighting infectious disease are set to expire, including the legislation that funds foreign assistance for HIV/AIDS relief and stockpiling of medical countermeasures. Both the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Pandemic and All-Hazards Response Act (PAPHA) are poised to sunset Sept. 30, although Congress passed a short-term continuing resolution (CR) Saturday to keep the...

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