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Research Roundup: Ebola outbreak wanes, remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys, and Trump's budget would cut global health programs
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.
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.
Research Roundup: Vaccine candidate for gestational malaria, FDA fast-tracks coronavirus diagnostic, and Zika vaccine induces potent Zika and dengue antibodies
Research Roundup: HIV vaccine candidate fails, R&D for infectious diseases reaches record high, and study documents first case of coronavirus spread by asymptomatic person
In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.