Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Fauci: A “global health reserve fund” needed, for Zika, and outbreaks to come

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//UPDATE — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing additional locally transmitted Zika infections, and failures in mosquito control efforts, issued a alert today advising pregnant women to avoid a 1-mile radius surrounding the Miami neighborhood where local transmission has taken place, in addition to other precautions.// The National Institutes of Health is set to start […]

HIV fighters look ahead to “Heartbreak Hill” and reclaimed dreams

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With opportunities to end the HIV pandemic demanding more resources and resolve than ever, a gathering of those in it for the long haul urge final sprint The right things in the right places at the right time came together for Fortunata Kasege in 1997, when she came to the United States from her home in […]

House committee discusses diminished medical research budget, while Fauci talks to HIV prevention scientists

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While funding constraints divide science support, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director says, “We really do have a lot to do.”  As members of a House subcommittee met this morning on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to discuss allocations that will affect health, human services, education and training programs in the year ahead, […]