Trump budget slashes public health programs

May 24, 2017
by Steven Ross Johnson
Modern Healthcare

"In essence, the proposed budget would force CDC to fight epidemics and health threats with both hands tied behind their back while wearing a blindfold," John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America's Health, said in a written statement. "From Ebola to Zika to opioid misuse to diabetes to heart disease, the CDC is on the front lines keeping Americans healthy." 

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