New York Times Profiles Outcomes Of USAID-Supported Research To Predict Ebola Outbreaks
New York Times: You’re Swabbing a Dead Gorilla for Ebola. Then It Gets Worse.
“…Scientists [who] were trying to predict human Ebola outbreaks by detecting them first in apes and other forest animals … recently published a study in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B detailing 12 years of this work in the Republic of Congo. … The work was supported by the United States Agency for International Development’s $200 million Predict program, a ten-year effort to find animal diseases that could jump to humans. Other funders included the Fish and Wildlife Service, the German government, and several private foundations…” (McNeil, 10/14).
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