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NIH to assess and expand COVID-19 testing for underserved communities

Posted by on October 27th, 2020 Posted in: All of Us, General, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health
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“It is critical that all Americans have access to rapid, accurate testing for COVID-19, especially underserved and vulnerable populations who are bearing the brunt of this disease. RADx-UP will help us better understand and alleviate the barriers to testing for those most vulnerable and reduce the burden of this disease on all Americans” – NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins. NIH RADx-UP is investing $234M to improve testing for underserved & vulnerable populations.

Learn more about this exciting initiative here.

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