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How Inadequate Funding Slowed Coronavirus Vaccine Research | NowThis

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Published on 19 Mar 2020 / In People & Blogs

This doctor testified about the importance of funding research in addressing global heath emergencies like COVID-19, saying, ‘Had we had those investments early on … we could’ve had a vaccine ready to go.’
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In US news and current events today, news about the coronavirus continues to develop. Watch vaccine scientist & pediatrician Dr. Peter Hotez testify to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee on March 5, 2020, about the handling of the novel coronavirus and how a lack of research funds contributes greatly to the problem currently facing the United States, and world at large.

'We need a new system in place,' said Doctor Peter Hotez.

Dr. Peter Hotez is co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

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