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US lawmakers are considering a spending bill that would require the NIH to reduce its use of non-human primates in research, Nature News reports.

The bill, which was approved on May 8 by a committee in the House of Representatives, would direct the NIH "to accelerate efforts to reduce and replace the use of non-human primates with alternative research models" in its labs. It would apply to the 2020 budget year, which begins on Oct. 1, 2019.

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