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Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Seasonal Flu

Nov 26, 2019
Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, December 4, at 10:30 am in the John D. Dingell Hearing Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Flu Season: U.S. Public Health Preparedness and Response.”

“Last year marked the longest flu season in a decade, underscoring the importance of having a proactive response plan in place to care for patients,” Pallone and DeGette said.  “We look forward to hearing from agency officials on the government’s preparation and forecast for this flu season.  We also want to discuss efforts underway to develop a more effective vaccine, improve vaccination rates and enhance diagnosis and treatment for those who come down with the flu.”

Information for this hearing, including the Committee Memorandum, witness list, testimony and a live webcast will be posted HERE as they become available.