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Officials from the National Institutes of Health testified the agency’s annual budget in front of Congress Tuesday as the nation battles the United States Covid-19 Pandemic.
Witnesses include White House Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anthony Fauci, who also directs the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases within the NIH, as well as directors of the best medical institutions in the country.
NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins also testifies before the House Committee on Appropriations and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, along with Dr. Diana W. Bianchi, the director of the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
Other witnesses are Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, the director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, the director of the National Cancer Institute, and Dr. Nora D. Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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Correction: This article has been updated to reflect the spelling of Dr. Correct Norman Sharpless.