Albanese Seeks to Host US-style Centre for Disease Control in Australia

Australian Prime Minister has indicated that the government is seeking to fund a new U.S.-style centre for disease control for the country—the only OECD country without one.
​​”I have already had discussions with at least a couple of premiers who are very keen to have it located,” Anthony Albanese hinted on Aug. 5 in a national cabinet meeting.
“We’ll provide funding for our commitments in the October budget.”
Albanese said establishing a new Australian version of the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was a Labor election commitment and “would improve pandemic preparedness and response.”…

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