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Fogarty and NIH global health communities respond to COVID-19

Coronavirus illustration, CDC.

As the COVID-19 pandemic taught us, diseases do not respect borders or obey timelines. By stopping outbreaks where they occur, we are more likely to prevent them from spreading across nations and the globe. Fogarty’s programs aim to ensure there is a local workforce and a local infrastructure in place, in all settings, ready to detect pandemics at their point of origin and capable of containing an outbreak, thereby minimizing disease impact.

Fogarty grantees and trainees played major roles in the research response to COVID-19 in various countries, including Cambodia, China, Haiti, Peru, and South Africa.

Updated July 7, 2023