Diseases associated with poverty face continued neglect

12/18/2012 | Nature

Though interest has risen in finding cures for tuberculosis and malaria, little research is being done to find cures for most other neglected diseases, according to a report from Médecins Sans Frontières and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative. Continued focus and funding might bring more drugs into the pipeline, but obstacles in getting the drugs and vaccines to affected populations must also be overcome.

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