Biden Administration Seeks $65 Billion for Pandemic Preparedness

This week, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a new updated pandemic preparedness plan that seeks to authorize $65 billion for pandemic preparedness activities. The full plan lays out five key areas necessary to prevent the U.S. from biological threats. The Administration’s plan includes the following:

  1. Transforming Medical Defenses
  2. Ensuring Situational Awareness
  3. Strengthening Public Health Systems
  4. Building Core Capabilities
  5. Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic Mission

Additional information from the Biden-Harris Administration is available here.