The House last night voted 251-169 to approve a bill providing $81 billion in additional emergency assistance for recent hurricanes and wildfires affecting Texas, Florida, California, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Among other provisions, the bill includes $27.6 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, $26.1 billion for the Community Development Block Grant Program and $12.11 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. The Senate is not expected to take up the package until 2018.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration May 23 authorized marketing of a diagnostic test for detecting Zika virus antibodies in human blood.
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The Centers for Disease Control and the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association this week released updated recommendations for TB screening and testing…
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday reported 695 cases of measles, the most since the virus was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.