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Special Report: Covid-19 Funding Trends

Insight and analysis on the patterns that have shaped coronavirus research funding during the pandemic

In the second report of a series on global research funding trends by Research Professional News, we look at the patterns that have shaped funding on Covid-19 since the virus emerged.

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  • Big bio spending
  • National interests | Big money from big funders
  • Vaccine focus
  • Therapeutic work
  • Diagnostics | Western dominance
  • International coordination | Funding by discipline | Duplicated efforts
  • Building back
  • Opinion: an ounce of prevention