Emergency funds to fight Zika

The Congress of the United States of America approved $1.1 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika, earlier this year president Obama requested $1.9 billion. The approved budget includes funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support vector control, and technical and research activities in the US and abroad. CDC has been provided with the responsibility to determine the details of how funds are to be spent. For a broad (2 page) overview of the $1.1 billion follow this link.