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Global leaders pledge billions to combat infectious diseases

Alongside the United Nations General Assembly this week, a push for the fight against infectious diseases. Most countries signed on, but the U.K. is a holdout. As special correspondent Dr. Alok Patel reports, with governments’ budgets tightening, there is concern that life saving programs might have to be scaled back. This story was produced in partnership with the Global Health Reporting Center.

Global leaders pledge billions to combat infectious diseases

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