New Diphtheria Treatment Faces Financial Challenges05:25
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Diphtheria is rare in the developed world thanks to widespread use of vaccines. But in some countries, such as Yemen and Bangladesh, the respiratory disease is on the rise.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with Dr. Heidi Smith about the development of a new treatment for diphtheria which has little financial backing.

This segment aired on December 21, 2017.

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