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[Comment] Offline: John E Fogarty and the defeat of Donald J Trump

If President Trump had had his way, the Fogarty International Center would now be a footnote in history. Targeted for elimination in 2017, the Trump administration viewed the Fogarty mission—to support and facilitate global health research—as contrary to the spirit of America First. Yet last week, the Fogarty Center celebrated its 50th birthday in a stronger and more stable position than at any time in its short existence. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), underlined the importance of Fogarty to the US scientific enterprise.

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