Tag Archives: Francis Collins

NIH To Fund Major Studies Into COVID “Long-Haulers”

Roll Call reports: The National Institutes of Health is preparing to award grants in the next three weeks to researchers studying the long-term effects of COVID-19 and patients experiencing “long COVID.” NIH Director Francis Collins told the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee that the agency expects laboratory research and imaging studies to be underway by the summer. The agency received …

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NIH Head: Trump Hasn’t Met With COVID Task Force In “Quite Some Time,” He Gets His Info From Fox Doctor

ABC News reports: President Trump has not met with the White House coronavirus task force in “quite some time,” the head of the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday. During an interview on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” NIH Director Francis Collins said Trump instead gets his information from Vice President Pence and Scott Atlas, neither of whom are infectious disease experts. …

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NIH Head: Large-Scale Vaccine Testing To Begin In July

The Associated Press reports: At least four or five possible vaccines “look pretty promising” and one or two will be ready to begin large-scale testing by July with others to follow soon, NIH Director Francis Collins told The Associated Press. “The big challenge now is to go big and everybody is about ready for that. And we want to be …

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