Trump escalates tension with World Health Organization over coronavirus pandemic, repeats threat to withhold funding

Trump complained Wednesday that China contributes “a small fraction” of the amount of funding the U.S. sends to the WHO every year. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

These ‘disease hunters’ developed a novel technique for tracking pandemics after 9/11, but lost funding right before COVID-19

Nearly two decades ago, when 9/11 spurred governments to invest in fighting bioterrorism, a group of disease experts figured out how to track pandemics using data from emergency rooms with a technique called ‘syndromic surveillance.’ Now, as the COVID-19 coronavirus … Read more…

Susan Collins’ Obama-Era Vote Against Pandemic Funding Comes Back to Haunt Her

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo Chip Somodevilla/Getty For Maine Senator Susan Collins, a lifelong Republican who believes in limited government, funding for pandemic flu preparations didn’t belong in the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan. She lobbied hard … Read more…

Fed will help businesses get up to $1 trillion in funding in the short-term borrowing markets amid coronavirus crisis

In a move much anticipated on Wall Street, the bank announced a special credit facility to purchase corporate paper. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Trump Tweets Support For World AIDS Day. His Budget Would Slash Critical Funding.

“This president is no ally of people living with HIV, who are disproportionately LGBTQ and people of color,” the Democratic National Committee said. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

Cause Celeb: Kimberly Williams-Paisley lobbies for funding to help women in developing countries

The “Father of the Bride” star spent two days meeting with lawmakers to press for foreign assistance funding. Reliable Source SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

German Heritage Sector Applauds Increased Digitization, Preservation Funding

LYON, France  — Germany’s film heritage sector is celebrating a new federal and state-funded initiative launching in January that will provide €10 million ($ 11.15 million) a year towards the digitization and preservation of feature films. Rainer Rother, the artistic … Read more…

UK Genre Firm Adds Two For AFM Slate; ‘The Favourite’ Backer Screen Ireland Ups Funding; Tobias Lindholm Series Heads To BBC, RTL — Global Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: UK genre sales firm Devilworks has added two titles to its slate for the upcoming American Film Market. Matteo Rolleri’s outfit has boarded world sales rights to U.S. supernatural horror The Special by B. Harrison Smith (Death House) about … Read more…

Tenn. Block Grant Experiment Would Boost Federal Funding, State Medicaid Chief Says

Tennessee wants to be the first state to test a radical approach for federal financing of Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for low-income people. The proposal, Tennessee Medicaid Director Gabe Roberts said, would increase the federal government’s contributions by … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $164,000 in Grant Funding to Improve Public Health

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente has awarded $ 164,000 in community benefit grant funding to community health initiatives in Hawaii. The grant recipients are working to improve public health with a focus on serving low-income and vulnerable populations. “At Kaiser Permanente … Read more…