Lacerda MVG, Val FFA, Monteiro WM. Dilemma in the Brazilian Tropical Medicine: 'Is speed more important than direction?' Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias. 2019 Jul 29;91(91). e20190132. PMID: 31365608 [PubMed]
With the recent changes in the epidemiology of infectious diseases in Brazil, research funding has been changing in a manner that does not properly consider biodiversity and poverty-related diseases. The burden of disease and the affected neglected populations need to be part of the equation in developeding countries with limited funding.