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As Zika invades the US, Congress dithers

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett and others appear on KCRW's "To the Point" to discuss that despite warnings about a Zika virus epidemic, Congress has refused to break into its summer recess and appropriate $33 million needed by the end of this month. Money is running out for developing a possible vaccine, as a disease that causes birth defects is beginning to spread.

Listen to the full episode on KCRW. August 2016.