The Democratic nominee also promised to institute a public health insurance option, paid family leave, affordable childcare and cracked a one-liner about using Trump’s Estate Tax amount to care for 3 million children.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton called on Congress to return from its vacation and take action to pass legislation that funds research and testing for Zika treatments. Source: Gage Skidmore/Flickr.
Health and Humans Services head Sylvia Burwell pressed for urgent action as her department’s dwindling resources will make it harder to help states with mosquito control and for the National Institutes of Health to conduct trials of Zika vaccines.
Doctors at the National Human Genome Research Institute, the National Cancer Institute and the NIH Clinical Center will use the tools to combine genomic and clinical data for statistical analysis and pattern detection.
Donald Trump on Monday promised one of his first acts if elected U.S. President would be to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Source: Gage Skidmore.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed legislation he said address concerns of both Democrats and Republicans. The $1 billion for Zika is also part of a bill that would fund the government and avert a shutdown. Source: Gage Skidmore.