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CDC still looks like it plans to eliminate the $5.4 million annual budget for CFS

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Dolphin, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    This PDF came up in a Google scholar subscription I have for "chronic fatigue syndrome". I'm not 100% sure when the file was created but the updates I get are daily.

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  2. viggster

    viggster Senior Member

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    The document you posted is from May, when the president released his budget wish list.
    https://www.cdc.gov/budget/fy2018/congressional-justification.html

    The cuts were reinstated by the Senate committee that handles CDC. http://solvecfs.org/updates-from-the-mecfs-fight-in-washington-dc/

    The govt is operating on a continuing resolution, which means everyone gets the same money as last year. When Congress does pass a spending bill for the fiscal year that just started, it should include the $5.4 million for CDC because it's in the spending bill as of now.
     
  3. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    I read this as "The F*** YOU 2018 budget request ..."

    It's that time between getting up and eating something ...
     
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  4. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    @Dolphin , just an FYI, assuming you are using Adobe Reader to view that, or any other, PDF, if you go File>Properties, then you will be able to see when the document was created (19/05/2017) and last modified (25/05/2017).
     
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