I didn’t see any reference to funding for a global coordinated effort to fight COVID-19 in the article “No end in sight, Congress confronts new virus crisis rescue” (July 18, Columbia Missourian).

As the U.S. Senate struggles with the next COVID-19 relief package, senators should recall from past global health efforts that diseases like polio, tuberculosis, measles and HIV/AIDS don’t respect borders and don’t disappear on their own.

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