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Rick Scott to put $25M toward developing Zika vaccine

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Gov. Rick Scott, lamenting federal inaction on the Zika virus, has earmarked $25 million in state money for vaccine research. “I have traveled multiple times to Washington this year to meet with congressional leaders to tell them how urgent this need is. Yet, despite endless claims of support from those within both parties, nothing has been done,” Scott said in a written statement. “Every minute that passes that Congress doesn’t approve funding means more time is lost from researching this virus.…

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