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Politico reports that the Trump administration on Monday night is sending to Capitol Hill its $2.5 billion supplemental budget request for additional money to fight the coronavirus.

The package proposes using untouched money that has not been used, like unspent funds for Ebola, as well as new money, totaling over $2 billion, according to a person familiar with the supplemental package. Over $1 billion will go toward vaccine development and the other money will give HHS the flexibility to spend the cash as it sees fit, from stockpiling masks to paying for diagnostics.

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