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Infectious diseases 15% of all healthcare expenditures

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The annual direct & indirect medical cost of infectious diseases is $120 million, 15% of all U.S. healthcare expenditures.

NIAID: Planning for the 21st Century. http://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/whoWeAre/Documents/niaidstrategicplan2008.pdf. Published 2000

Reference

Title
NIAID: Planning for the 21st Century
Publication Date
Published 2000
Authors
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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