A Primer: How The Fight Against Zika Might Be Funded

(By Shefali Luthra for Kaiser Health News)

First published May 17, 2016; Last updated June 23, 2016

The Obama administration says the Zika virus is the nation’s next big public health threat. But there is continuing disagreement on how much money it will take to counter it and where that money will come from.

And delays in reconciling those visions could be forestalling needed intervention to head off the mosquito-borne virus, whose rapid spread globally has for months fueled concerns. Read article here….

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.


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