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Rob Menendez Endorsed by Guarding Against Pandemics

JERSEY CITY – Today, Rob Menendez’s campaign for Congress in the Eighth District was endorsed by Guarding Against Pandemics.

“It is clear that we as a nation were unprepared for COVID-19, and that many preventable deaths occurred as a result,” said Rob Menendez. “In Congress, I will work with Guarding Against Pandemics and other groups to ensure that we are prepared to stop future pandemics and that our state, county, and local governments have the resources they need from the federal government.”

“Guarding Against Pandemics is committed to one idea: preventing the next pandemic,” said Guarding Against Pandemics Executive Director Gabriel Bankman-Fried. “We are proud to support Rob Menendez for Congress because he’s demonstrated a commitment to do what’s necessary to prevent the next pandemic.”

Guarding Against Pandemics (GAP) is a group of scientific and political experts formed during the COVID-19 pandemic and committed to preventing the next one. They advocate for public investments to prevent the next pandemic.