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

Coronavirus news and resources for global health researchers

NIH, led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is working on all aspects of novel coronavirus research, including developing diagnostics, studying potential treatments and producing an effective vaccine.

Coronavirus news and resources

Sepsis trials are predominantly conducted in high-income countries.

Discovering the character of sepsis in sub-Saharan Africa

A NIAID-funded project aims to classify sepsis patients in sub-Saharan Africa into subgroups so that diagnostic and treatment strategies can be precisely tailored.

Sepsis in SSA



Dr. Albeena Nisa (left) and  Larry Moses (right) smile for a photo in the NCI lab

NCI program trains foreign scientists in NIH labs

T​he National Cancer Institute has been providing training to foreign scientists via its​​ Short-Term Scientist Exchange Program (STSEP) program since 2010.

NCI STSEP​​
Surgical mask & AIDS ribbon Credit: NIAID

NIH awards $100M for global HIV data analysis

NIH has renewed grants to seven centers that form the International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) program which pools and analyzes HIV-related data.

IeDEA Program

NIH Institutes, Centers & Offices investing in global health research


Recent NIH Global Health News

Updated June 16, 2022