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NYC health commissioner attributes failure of Congress to provide Zika funding to racism

Come on, don’t kid a kidder. I can see what’s going on here, is what  Dr. Mary Bassett, New York City’s health commissioner seems to be saying to Congress in an opinion piece on its delay in funding the fight against Zika. The media have bombarded us with images of brown babies with microcephaly who live in the Caribbean and Latin America. Our Congress, which is dominated by an increasingly anti-immigrant party, may not feel a sense of urgency to respond to this evolving tragedy.
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