Lawmaker Plans Push For Flu Preparedness Bill Amid Brutal Season

An article from InsideHealthPolicy’s Lia DeGroot discusses the Influenza Act introduced by Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) that the Coalition to Stop Flu helped draft. The bill was cosponsored by Reps. Deborah Ross (NC), Ami Bera (CA), Salud Carbajal (CA), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA) and Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC).

Year-End Bill Would Require CDC Chief To Be Confirmed By The Senate

In InsideHealthPolicy’s article on the FY23 omnibus deal, Coalition to Stop Flu Executive Director Niki Carelli told IHP that the Coalition was “thrilled” that the deal included sections from Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Richard Burr’s (R-NC) PREVENT Pandemics Act.

Coalition to Stop Flu Chairman Former Sen. Tom Daschle Quoted in Endpoints News

Following an October 17th, 2022 GAO report that concluded HHS needs to address the risks posed by shortages and expired products in the Strategic National Stockpile, Endpoint News reached out to the Coalition to Stop Flu for comment on the report. Below are Sen. Tom Daschle’s comments for Tyler Patchen’s October 20th article: “In an […]