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CEPI Study Estimates Potential Cost Of Developing Vaccines For 11 Infectious Diseases

Vox: Scientists have estimated the cost of stopping 11 diseases that could kill millions in a pandemic
“…[R]esearchers from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) [last week] published a study in [The] Lancet estimating the cost of developing vaccines for diseases that have the potential to escalate into global humanitarian crises. … Thanks to CEPI’s research, we now know the minimum cost of developing at least one vaccine for each of the 11 diseases experts have highlighted as pandemic risks: $2.8 billion to $3.7 billion…” (Higgins, 10/22).

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