Stagnant US funding for tools against disease threats leaves world at serious risk

Posted by on April 19, 2016 4:59 pm
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Even as Congress grapples with the White House on how to fund an emergency response to fight Zika virus, a new report warns that overall underfunding for development of lifesaving tools against neglected global diseases is putting the United States and the world at risk, and that emergency funding can’t be allowed to substitute for sustained US investment in research and development (R&D) of global health technologies.

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