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Org or eight hundred seven four five ride some restrictions apply thirty five there's new legislation in Congress to make sure drug treatments and a future coronavirus vaccine are affordable WTOP's Mitchell Miller has that today on the hill Connecticut congresswoman Rosa DeLauro is one of the lawmakers co sponsoring the legislation which is designed to prevent price gouging by drug makers we are saying that the public health crisis should not be allowed to become a for profit bonanza one bill would prohibit companies from having a monopoly on federally funded drugs and make the pricing more transparent another measure sponsored by Texas congressman Lloyd Doggett would step up oversight of taxpayer funded research without major investments pharmaceuticals would not exist lawmakers are also concerned the federal government supply of a drug that's been used to treat covert nineteen ram disappear could soon run out on Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTOP news time the White House is scaling back temperature checks and the outside tents were folks were screened came down this morning a White House spokesman says anyone close to the president and vice president will still be temperature checked voluntary checks and masks are still available inside up ahead will take a look at these storms that have been bubbling up and we've got more good and bad news about corona virus three thirty seven liberty mutual insurance company presents does check it out got a brand new motorcycle jacket and matching leather pants let's go for a ride and tell everyone that liberty mutual customizes.

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