The NIH is facing a crisis where their main lifeline, federal funding, is expected to be cut by $6 billion.
The experimental vaccine for Ebola is promising so far, the NIH REPORTED.
According to the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Francis Collins, the development of the Ebola vaccine was delayed due to complications with funding.
The NIH has distributed $10.2 million in additional funding for researchers to examine the role of gender in their trials.
Searching of NIH labs revealed the presence of five pathogens which were found to be improperly stored and lacked inventorying.
Smallpox vials were discovered inside an old storage area in Bethesda, MD.
The NIH has teamed up with 10 drug companies and patient advocacy groups in order to fight diseases, such as Alzheimer's.
The NIH reported that for every week the government is shut down, nearly 200 patients will be turned away from new clinical trials.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.