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Each year, hundreds of millions of people are sickened with malaria and more than 1 million people die. Over 80 percent of all malaria deaths occur in Africa, most of them in children under the age of 5.
In 1999, the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began funding jurisdictions' efforts to prepare for bioterrorism attacks through the Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism program.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) research activities administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), focusing on: (1) the CFS activities that CDC and NIH have supported;...