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Brazil’s National Development Bank To Provide $136M For Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment Of Zika, Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Reuters: Brazil’s BNDES provides $136 million to fight Zika, related illnesses
“Brazil’s National Development Bank will provide 500 million reais ($136.6 million) in funding to fight mosquito-borne illnesses, including the Zika virus, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday. The funds are to help bolster the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, including dengue, chikungunya, and Zika, which has spread rapidly across the Americas in recent months…” (Boadle, 3/23).