Lack Of Funding Hampered Ebola Vaccine Development, NIH Director Says

CQ HealthBeat: Ebola Vaccine Delayed by Lack of Funding, NIH Director Says
“An Ebola vaccine could have been available to respond to the current outbreak in West Africa if Congress had kept the National Institutes of Health’s budget growing in the past decade at the same rates as its basic expenses, the organization’s chief said. Promising Ebola research has been hampered by the intense battles for funding within NIH, said its director, Francis S. Collins, on Wednesday…” (Young, 9/10).

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