The CDC Is Low On Funds To Fight Zika: 'Basically, We're Out Of Money'
As of Aug. 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had spent $194 million of the $222 million it set aside to battle Zika.By Briana Altergott | August 31, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is low on funds to fight the Zika virus.
And the agency is counting on Congress to replenish those funds — and fast.
CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden told reporters Tuesday, "Basically, we are out of money, and we need Congress to act. The cupboard is bare."