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Long Covid Studies to Gain Speed Under $470 Million NIH Network (1)

Sept. 15, 2021, 3:01 PM; Updated: Sept. 15, 2021, 6:41 PM

Covid-19 patients may get answers more quickly as to why some people experience long-term symptoms from the disease under a $470 million NIH plan to streamline research studies.

The National Institutes of Health on Wednesday announced a new research award to New York University Langone Health, which will house a national network of large-scale studies called the NIH REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative.

The NYU health system, in turn, will provide grants to more than 100 scientists at 30 institutions.

The NIH is looking to enroll 30,000 to 40,000 research volunteers across the U.S. over the next 12 ...

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