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National Nurses United urges Congress to approve supplemental funding requests for Covid and monkeypox response

NNU sent a letter to Congress yesterday to express its support for President Biden’s supplemental funding request for $22.4 billion for the Covid-19 pandemic response, and $4.6 billion for the monkeypox virus.

National Nurses United
September 27, 2022

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News

Another deadly consequence of climate change: The spread of dangerous diseases

With President Trump’s decision on U.S. participation in the Paris climate accords expected in the next few days, there has been widespread discussion of the many consequences that climate change will have for us and our children, including extreme weather events, displacement of people, submergence of lands and devastation to our oceans.

By Brian Deese and Ronald A. Klain, The Washington Post
June 1, 2017

Blog

The UN recently declared “the greatest and most urgent global risk.”

The UN recently declared “the greatest and most urgent global risk.” And it may surprise you to know that threat is antimicrobial resistance.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
February 1, 2017