World, Business Leaders To Discuss Vaccine R&D Financing At High-Level WEF Meeting

Wall Street Journal: Health Threats Spur Vaccine Hunt
“Ebola, Zika virus, and other infectious diseases have catapulted the threat of infectious-disease epidemics to a top spot at the World Economic Forum as world leaders meet in Davos this week. … Government, international, and pharmaceutical industry officials will gather in a high-level meeting Thursday to debate how to finance the development of vaccines for infectious diseases that spark epidemics, according to people familiar with the plans…” (McKay, 1/21).

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