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American geneticist and director of the National Institutes of Health

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Francis Collins: American geneticist and director of the National Institutes of Health
Francis Sellers Collins is an American physician-geneticist who discovered the genes associated with a number of diseases and led the Human Genome Project. He is director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, United States.

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NIH director 'puzzled' by politicization of COVID protection efforts, Trump's Michigan rally

"How did we get here?" NIH director Francis Collins asked, expressing disappointment at the political divisiveness around wearing masks.
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Health Official Tries to Reassure Public That Science Will Set Vaccine Approval

Dr. Francis S. Collins, the National Institutes of Health director, who testified before senators along with Surgeon General Jerome Adams, said a vaccine wouldn’t be made available unless it was..
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Blood Plasma Treatment for Covid-19 Now on Hold at F.D.A.

Government health leaders including Dr. Francis S. Collins and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci urged caution last week, citing weak data from the country’s largest plasma study.
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Fauci warns the US is still 'knee-deep' in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic

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The US is still "knee-deep in the first wave" of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Monday in an interview with National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins. Fauci said..
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NIH 'optimistic' COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health said Thursday that "we are all optimistic" that the Trump administration's vaccine-acceleration program will produce a safe and..
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NIH director: COVID-19's 'heartbreaking' harm to Black and Hispanic Americans demands testing

Francis Collins, director of the NIH, calls COVID-19's harm on Black and Hispanic Americans "heartbreaking" and said trials must reach out to those communities.
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NIH director skips South Carolina beach vacation, warns public about coronavirus travel risks

National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins knows you're tired of being cooped up — but that doesn't it's time to travel just yet.
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NIH head: Coronavirus 'good candidate' for vaccine

Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, says that the coronavirus is a "good candidate" for medical researchers to accomplish finding a..
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NIH director: Large-scale vaccine testing in July

The head of the National Institutes of Health says several COVID-19 vaccines currently in testing look promising. NIH Director Francis Collins says one or two will be ready to begin large-scale testing..
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U.S. needs better technology to test for COVID-19: top health official

Senior U.S. health official Francis Collins told a Senate hearing on Thursday that the country needs better diagnostic testing technology to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NIH chief Francis Collins on COVID-19 Best response one people would find 'too drastic'

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says the U.S. needs to take a coronavirus approach that most people would find 'too drastic.'
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N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists

Francis Collins pledged to decline to speak at conferences that do not include enough women in prominent speaking roles.
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