Zika Funds Stuck In Political Fight; Vaccines Continue On Borrowed Cash
A $1.1bn Zika funding measure failed in a Senate procedural vote on June 28, leaving US government agencies to continue their work on dollars borrowed from other programs, while Republicans and Democrats argued over who's to blame.
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