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Much Of Brazil’s $230M In Zika Funding Misused, Unspent, Auditors Say

Washington Post: Brazilian states have millions of dollars to fight Zika. Why isn’t it getting spent?
“…Brazil’s government has authorized hundreds of millions of dollars to slow the spread of transmissible diseases such as Zika — with $230 million made available to states in the past two years alone. But auditors have discovered that a lot of that money has either been misused by state authorities or not spent…” (Lopes, 11/12).

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