CDC Faces Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal

March 10, 2017
by Kimberly Leonard
U.S. News & World Report

"Losing the prevention fund would wreak havoc on the nation’s efforts to reduce chronic disease rates, immunize our children, stop the prescription drug and opioid epidemic and prepare the public health system to prevent infectious disease outbreaks," John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America's Health, which advocates for more widespread public health funding, said in an email. "Without the prevention fund, untold numbers of the American people will be far less healthy and productive.”

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