Warren Issues Plan To Deal With Infectious Diseases

Courthouse News reports:

As global concern continues to grow over the rapidly spreading coronavirus that’s killed more than 100 people in China and sickened thousands of others, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released a plan Tuesday to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases. Warren’s latest policy proposal, released on her campaign website, includes calls to undo President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to federal pandemic prevention and response programs run by the CDC.

The Massachusetts senator said she would “fully fund this work” and also restore an Obama-era White House leadership position for health security created in response to the Ebola epidemic. “Instead of building capacity to combat these problems, Donald Trump has deprioritized global health security and risked putting us on our heels in a crisis,” Warren’s plan states.

Read the full plan.