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Corporate Author United States. Government Accountability Office, author.

Title COVID-19: urgent actions needed to better ensure an effective federal response : report to congressional committees.

Publication Info. [Washington, D.C.] : United States Government Accountability Office, 2020.


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 Axe Federal Documents Online  GA 1.13:GAO-21-191    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (viii, 387 pages) : color illustrations
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Note "November 2020."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Description based on online resource, PDF version; title from cover (GAO, viewed Nov. 30, 2020).
Contents Matters for congressional consideration. -- Recommendations for executive action. -- Introduction. -- Background. -- Executive summary. -- Overview. -- Medical supply shortages. -- COVID-19 testing. -- COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. -- Nursing home care. -- Assistance to individuals and businesses. -- Program integrity. -- Additional matters for Congress and agency recommendations. -- Closing. -- congressional addressees. -- Appendixes and enclosures.
Summary As of November 12, 2020, the U.S. had over 10.3 million cumulative reported cases of COVID-19 and about 224,000 reported deaths, according to federal agencies. The country also continues to experience serious economic repercussions. Four relief laws, including the CARES Act, were enacted as of November 2020 to provide appropriations to address the public health and economic threats posed by COVID-19. As of September 30, 2020, of the $2.6 trillion appropriated by these acts, the federal government had obligated a total of $1.8 trillion and expended $1.6 trillion of the COVID-19 relief funds, as reported by federal agencies. This report examines the federal government's continued efforts to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. GAO is making 11 new recommendations for agencies that are detailed in this Highlights and in the report. GAO is also raising one matter for congressional consideration
Subject United States. Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- United States.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- United States.
Public health administration -- United States.
Emergency management -- Finance -- Law and legislation.
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Rules and practice.
Public health laws -- United States.
Protective clothing -- United States.
United States -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Administrative agencies. (OCoLC)fst00796723
COVID-19 (Disease) (OCoLC)fst01984643
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst02021810
Emergency management -- Finance -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01765452
Expenditures, Public. (OCoLC)fst00918345
Protective clothing. (OCoLC)fst01079632
Public health administration. (OCoLC)fst01082334
Public health laws. (OCoLC)fst01082364
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Rules. (OCoLC)fst01423857
Gpo Item No. 0546-D (online)
Sudoc No. GA 1.13:GAO-21-191

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