Last week, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research was highlighted in an article published by The Atlantic. The article addressed the imminent threat to WRAIR of military spending cuts as debates continue on balancing the U.S. federal budget.
Officials at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene stress the necessity of maintaining military infectious disease research and cited the WRAIR as
the historic and current premier institution for safeguarding Soldier health, benefiting civilian health globally and potentially stabilizing nations heavily impacted
by serious disease threats. To continue reading the article, please click here:http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/01/a-military-cutback-we-cant-afford-fighting-tropical-diseases/251527/#.Tx13Oy2iPUA.email