Dr. Ferrer is the former executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission. She is a former chair of the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), and now serves as the vice chair of the BCHC Alumni Council. The opinions expressed in this piece are Dr. Ferrer’s alone.

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Congress Took 233 Days To Respond. Here’s How To Prepare For The Next Zika

The response to the Zika outbreak could have been much swifter with an essential tool that Washington has nearly forgotten: the Public Health Emergency Fund.