Why Scientists Have a Hard Time Getting Money to Study the Root Causes of Outbreaks

May 24, 2023

(ProPublica) – As ProPublica has shown in a series of stories this year, global health authorities focus far more attention and money on containing outbreaks once they begin rather than preventing them from starting in the first place. This mindset has hindered scientists who study the complex dynamics that drive what’s known as spillover, the moment a pathogen leaps from one species to another. (Read More)