U.K. To Increase Zika Funding To $5.7M
U.K. Government: U.K. trebles funding to tackle Zika virus
“U.K. funding for rapid research into tackling the Zika virus is set to increase to £4million [$5.7 million], the government has announced today (21 March 2016), as British scientists continue to lead the way in tackling this global emergency. The development of an online database to allow visual information on cases to be studied by scientists across the globe and plans to study the link with birth defects are just some of the vital projects that will be able to go ahead thanks to this investment…” (3/21).