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WHO Zika Response Program 13% Funded, ‘Severely’ Affecting Efforts, Spokesperson Says

Agence France-Presse: WHO says Zika response plan only 13 percent funded
“The World Health Organization’s Zika response program is only 13 percent funded, ‘severely’ compromising efforts to combat the virus that is increasingly becoming a global threat, the U.N. agency said Monday. But the significant funding gaps in the $17.7 million (15.9 million euro) plan are not having a major impact on Brazil’s efforts to keep the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro safe, WHO spokeswoman Nyka Alexander told AFP…” (5/30).

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