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Ansley Kahn
Research Roundup: Coronavirus not mutating quickly, FDA authorizes plasma treatment for COVID-19, and new COVID-19 rapid diagnostic
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

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PATH/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: Coronavirus not mutating quickly, FDA authorizes plasma treatment for COVID-19, and new COVID-19 rapid diagnostic
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Gabe Bienczycki
Research Roundup: Access to experimental COVID-19 drug paused, WHO to launch coronavirus drug trial, and Takeda's dengue vaccine shows promise in clinical trials
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Patrick McKern
Research Roundup: Coronavirus vaccine trial starts, second patient cured of HIV, and new collaboration fills data gap on use of antimalarials in pregnancy
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Doune Porter
Research Roundup: New TB drug regimen for drug-resistant infections, Gates Foundation to fund study for coronavirus cure, and long-acting treatment for HIV
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Matthew Dakin
Research Roundup: WHO launches digital EML, coronavirus vaccine ready for testing, and coronavirus treatment study underway
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Matthew Dakin
Research Roundup: Ebola vaccine licensed in five African countries, Sanofi & HHS to develop COVID-19 vaccine, and digital AMR platform in Zambia
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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PATH/Patrick McKern
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.
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GHTC
#HealthPolicyValentines for global health research

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, GHTC staff embraced our health policy wonkiness by participating in the time-honored beltway tradition, #HealthPolicyValentines, to share our passion for global health R&D. Check out our favorites.

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WHO
3 takeaways from the WHO Executive Board meeting

With the global health emergency of the novel coronavirus looming large, last week the global health community gathered in Geneva to kick off the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board (EB) meeting. GHTC was on the scene following the official agenda and delivering statements. Here are our top three takeaways from this year’s EB.

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PATH/Matthew Dakin
Research Roundup: Vaccine candidate for gestational malaria, FDA fast-tracks coronavirus diagnostic, and Zika vaccine induces potent Zika and dengue antibodies
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.
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