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Help protect America from the Zika virus | Letter


Last updated 7/20/2016 at Noon

Editor, The Beacon:

Thanks for the timely warning about the Zika virus [“Take precautions to avoid Zika virus infection during trips abroad,’, July 7].

Like so many problems, this affects mothers and children most. Although Congress has done well in the area of global health, this time the president’s request for funding to battle Zika has not been fulfilled.

The robust funding for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has saved millions of lives and brought about the possibility of controlling these three pandemics.

Now it is time for Cong...

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