Those Ebola Vaccines in Testing Now? You Can Thank Dick Cheney for That

Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal 10/24/2014

Democrats looking to blame Republicans for the lack of an Ebola vaccine may owe Dick Cheney an apology.

It turns out that as vice president, Cheney was the driving force behind more funding for the National Institutes of Health that helped lead to the development of Ebola vaccines being […]

President Obama Already Has An Ebola Czar. Where Is She?

Mollie Hemingway The Federalist 10/14/2014

…nobody has even discussed the fact that the federal government not ten years ago created and funded a brand new office in the Health and Human Services Department specifically to coordinate preparation for and response to public health threats like Ebola. The woman who heads that office, and reports directly […]

Cost, need questioned in $433-million smallpox drug deal

A company controlled by a longtime political donor gets a no-bid contract to supply an experimental remedy for a threat that may not exist.

David Willman Los Angeles Times 11/13/2011

Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is […]