77 Nobel Laureates Denounce Trump Officials For Pulling Coronavirus Research Grant

Posted by on May 22, 2020 5:44 pm
Categories: US National Stories

This Bornean horseshoe bat and other bat species can harbor coronaviruses. The nonprofit group EcoHealth Alliance had U.S. government funding for an ongoing research project in China on bats and coronaviruses — until the money was cut on April 24.

In a letter sent to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, these U.S. scientists said they were “gravely concerned” about the abrupt termination of a federal grant to EcoHealth Alliance.

(Image credit: NHPA/NHPA/Science Source)

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