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Congress’s Zika Fight Is Really About A Slush Fund To Combat Infectious Diseases

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Congress’s Zika Fight Is Really About A Slush Fund To Combat Infectious Diseases

More diseases, fewer barriers, more problems. Since 1980, the number and diversity of infectious disease outbreaks has increased significantly. There were fewer than 1,000 outbreaks of infectious disease from 1980 to 1985, according to a 2014 paper published in the Journal of the Royal Society. From 2005 to 2010, there were more than 3,000. Because this growth is linked to trends such as globalization, urbanization and climate change, scientists believe it’s likely that there will continue to be more outbreaks in the near future.

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