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Decreasing U.S. Funding For Neglected Diseases R&D Puts World At Risk, GHTC Report Warns

SciDev.Net: Lack of U.S. cash for neglected disease R&D raises fears
“The lack of U.S. funding to tackle neglected diseases is leaving the world ill-prepared to deal with future and ongoing epidemics such as Zika, a report warns. In the report, the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), a U.S. non-profit that seeks to boost health funding, says U.S. spending on non-emergency research and development (R&D) into neglected diseases fell in 2014…” (Kollipara, 5/3).

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