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Some Neglected Diseases Are More Neglected Than Others

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Science  06 Feb 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5915, pp. 700
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5915.700

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Summary

The first global study tracking spending on research and development for "neglected diseases" finds that the battle against dengue is relatively well-funded, whereas pneumonia, meningitis, and diarrhea get mere table crumbs.