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Ami In The News

May 20, 2020 In The News

In late February, public health officials made an announcement: they had confirmed the first known case of a person getting Covid-19 without having travelled abroad or coming into contact with someone who had had the virus.

May 13, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, on May 7 praised Sacramento area residents for following Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order, and helping to “flatten the curve” against the spreading of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

“We can be proud of ourselves in the Sacramento area for really following the stay-at-home order and avoiding the worst of this pandemic,” he said.

May 4, 2020 In The News

A European Union fundraising drive to support medical research into treatments and vaccines for the coronavirus met its initial goal Monday of raising $8 billion despite a lack of involvement by the United States.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

Everyone, from experts to average voters to even President Trump himself, has graded the federal response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The president's grade for himself is invariably optimistic and self-congratulatory: a 10 out of 10.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

When President Trump announced a hold on US funding for the WHO (World Health Organization), nearly every single public health expert objected for the straightforward reason that COVID-19 does not respect borders. So long as the virus exists anywhere in the world, it is a threat to the American homeland.

Mar 31, 2020 In The News

(KTXL) — Congressman Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, hosted a telephone town hall Tuesday night to provide an update on the federal response to COVID-19. 

The local lawmaker who represents California’s seventh district was joined by public health experts as they took the time to answer community questions about what’s being done to protect people both physically and financially. 

Mar 13, 2020 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) discusses the Trump administration's response to the growing Coronavirus threat, and next steps the country needs to take.
Mar 6, 2020 In The News

Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). As chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, I co-chaired a hearing this week on the challenges faced by this landmark treaty.

Mar 4, 2020 In The News

On Feb. 26, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation held a hearing in which lawmakers questioned officials responsible for the U.S. response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Feb 28, 2020 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif. 7th District), a physician himself, discussed the concerns around the outbreak and the response by the White House with Cheddar on Friday.

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