Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Transmitting a Request for Funds to Enhance Capabilities to Combat the Global Influenza Outbreak

Obama, Barack H.
April 2009
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;4/30/2009, Special section p1
Government Documents
A letter given by U.S. President Barack H. Obama to the Speaker of the House of Representative on April 30, 2009 is presented. President Obama is requesting $1.5 billion fund to effectively address the potential outbreak of H1N1 flu virus. The funds will be used to supplement anti-viral stockpiles, develop a vaccine and support monitoring, diagnostic and public health response capabilities.


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