Getting rid of Obamacare will cripple the department keeping bioterrorism and outbreaks at bay

January 17, 2017
by ZoŽ Schlanger

The Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of Obamacare, allocates $890 million to the US Centers for Disease Control to create better infrastructure for identifying disease outbreaks before they happen, and addressing them before they spread, a new report from public health advocacy group Trust for America’s Health points out. For example, the Prevention Fund dedicated $210 million to the CDC’s immunization program in 2015.

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