Jul 28, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – The US House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to renew and fine-tune a 2006 law that has been credited with significantly improving the nation’s preparedness for public health emergencies.

Approval of a bill to reauthorize the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act of 2006 drew praise from Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a nonprofit advocacy group, which said the legislation would give states more flexibility in responding to disasters, though it freezes funding at current levels. Continued:


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