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DoD Supports Strategy for Global Health Security

Jeff Brody

The Department of Defense is supporting a national effort to prevent the spread of diseases across the U.S. and allied countries. The government's 2019 Global Health Security Strategy aims to foster international collaboration with foreign nations and organizations to avert and address disease outbreaks, DoD said Thursday

The strategy highlights the country's intended health security efforts including boosted international support and homeland resiliency against infectious diseases.

"The Department of Defense is pleased to be a part of the U.S. government's strong commitment to global health security and the global health security agenda," said Lt. Col. Carla Gleason, a DoD spokesperson.

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