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Trump to Establish US-Africa Pandemic Research Institute to Fight Future Outbreaks

The White House has announced plans to establish a joint pandemic research institute between the United States and Africa, aiming to prevent future outbreaks of deadly diseases. In a statement, the White House Press Secretary said that, following President Donald Trump's remarks at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Board of Advisors Meeting, his administration will establish the United States—Africa Institute for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation, an initiative in which HBCUs will serve as a key liaison. "The U.S.-Africa Institute will build the leadership and capacity of African health professionals, support African technological innovation, and create a data hub to support the rapid detection and Read More From Source