IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 26, 2019
Mr. Markey (for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. King, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Smith, and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.
This Act may be cited as the
Flu Vaccine Act.
Research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine
The Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shall conduct or support comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.
Authorization of appropriations
To carry out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $200,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024.