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March 15, 2022

President signs spending bill that includes key boosts to global health research but no emergency funds for COVID-19

Months of tense congressional negotiations stretching nearly six months over schedule finally concluded with the signing of an omnibus spending package for fiscal year 2022. GHTC breaks down what that means for global health research.

February 17, 2020

Research Roundup: Ebola outbreak wanes, remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys, and Trump's budget would cut global health programs

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

December 19, 2019

Congress passes final FY20 spending packages marked by continued support for global health R&D

This week, months of tense negotiation between leaders in the Democratically-controlled US House of Representatives, the Republican-held Senate, and the White House concluded with the passage of two massive spending packages encompassing all federal government spending for fiscal year (FY) 2020 —nearly three months behind schedule.

February 17, 2019

Research Roundup: SFOPs funding for FY19, Lassa fever outbreak in West Africa, and new TB drug may shorten treatment time

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.