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Here’s What’s in the $10 Billion COVID-19 Aid Bill

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The Senate has reached a bipartisan deal to provide an additional $10 billion in Covid-19 assistance, less than half of what the White House originally had requested.

It would allow the Biden administration to purchase more vaccines and therapeutics, as well as maintain testing capacity and research. But it does not include $5 billion in funding for global Covid-19 aid, nor would it replenish the program that pays for testing, treating, and vaccinating the uninsured.

The deal would be paid for using unspent funds from the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief ...