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President Biden Gets a First-Hand Look at NIH Research

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POTUS Visit to NIH's VRC

On February 11, 2021, I had the great honor of welcoming President Joe Biden to the National Institutes of Health, where he toured the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center. Joining me in briefing the President about our recent progress against COVID-19 were Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett (right), an NIH researcher who helped to develop COVID-19 vaccines in record time, and Dr. Anthony Fauci (far left), Director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a key leader of the President’s coronavirus response team. As we move forward in our tireless efforts to advance treatments, tests, and vaccines for COVID-19, I’m heartened by the President’s acknowledgement of NIH and the amazing science that we support.

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