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

January 17, 2017
by ZoŽ Schlanger
Quartz

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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