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Ami Bera hopes to address the high cost of treating rabies after his brush with a rabid Capitol Fox.

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Link Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.) isn't giving up on his push to turn his brush with a rabid Capitol fox in April 2022 into positive public policy change. His bill, which he reintroduced after a first attempt last year, would create a reimbursement program for providers who treat uninsured individuals for rabies and enable grants for local health department to stockpile treatments for the…

A plan for fentanyl supply and demand

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Link Fresh off a visit to Mexico City this month, Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.) said that stopping fentanyl from flowing into the United States means stopping the chemicals used to manufacture the illicit drug when they arrive at Mexican ports. That’s because the synthetic opioid — which is driving record overdose deaths in the U.S. — is more difficult to track once it reaches the…

'Washington Declaration' a step in right direction for Korea-US alliance: Rep. Bera

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The recently signed Washington Declaration on US extended deterrence is a step in the right direction to address the nuclear threat posed by North Korea, a US lawmaker said Thursday. Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) also insisted that the bilateral agreement between the allies is a step that will help enhance their joint deterrence while respecting the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. "Do I think…