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Coronavirus news, funding and resources for global health researchers

Transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2. Courtesy of NIAID-RML.

In December 2019, an outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, was detected in mainland China. Researchers have been tracking the spread of the virus, mobilizing to speed innovative diagnostics, establishing treatment guidelines and working on a number of vaccines to protect against COVID-19.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) leads NIH COVID-19 clinical research, and NIH research to develop therapeutics and vaccines for coronaviruses.

Fogarty grantees, trainees and fellows across geographic areas and research disciplines are helping to lead and support COVID-19 response efforts and research activities in some low-resource countries and regions.

Minor revisions October 21, 2020 | Major revisions July 15, 2020

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