This US government program may have stopped Ebola — but never had the funding it requested
July 11, 2016
by Medill National Security Reporting Project
The Trust for America's Health, a non-partisan, non-profit organization with many former US health officials on its staff, issued a report each year calling for significantly more funding for GDD. Its budget memos often included a map strikingly similar to Dowell's, showing huge gaps in the coverage, and details about how the existing centers were not achieving the five basic core activities of outbreak response, surveillance, pathogen discovery, training, and networking.
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