U.S. Shutdown Threatens Response to Disease Outbreaks  
10/9/2013 6:20:06 AM

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Viruses don't take time off when a government shuts down.That simple fact has scientists worried this week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent home 68 per cent of its workers, just as the 2013-2014 flu season approaches and dangerous infectious diseases are looming in several countries around the world. The shutdown and resultant freezing of government funding comes as a result of a budgetary stand-off between political factions in Congress about whether to approve funding for a new national healthcare system.

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