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Biologists Warn Against Biodefense Funding Shift

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Biologists Warn Against Biodefense Funding Shift

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Biologists Warn Against Biodefense Funding Shift

Biologists Warn Against Biodefense Funding Shift

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More than 700 scientists write to the head of the National Institutes of Health, complaining that huge spending increases in biodefense research are draining funding away from a host of other more common microbial diseases. Researchers say the shift is draining funding from research on more common diseases.