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Trump Administration’s Immigration Ban Could Negatively Impact Disease, Vaccine Research, Experts Say

International Business Times: Will Trump Cause Next Ebola Crisis? Immigration Ban Could Hurt Disease, Vaccine Research
“President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban has been met with significant opposition over the effect critics say it will have on immigrants and refugees. But the ban could also propose a significant problem for Americans by limiting the foreign collaboration necessary for successful health research. Much of the disease research conducted in the United States has relied on scientists across the globe who have experience with diseases before they reach the U.S. Researchers Wednesday said that Trump’s immigration ban could challenge that process, according to the scientific journal Nature…” (Pignataro, 2/2).

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