national institutes of health
The NIH director was criticized for his response in the early days of the crisis, but has since led the agency to developing highly effective treatments.
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, is trying to get a pro-vaccine message out that centers on selflessness.
Pfizer's shots were the first to be distributed in the U.S., kicking off the nation's biggest vaccination drive.
What does one of the top infectious disease experts do when he's sidelined by the White House during COVID-19? Plenty.
Francis Collins, a devout Christian, said he’s worried about political polarization and a growing disregard for science during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hint: it's not good.
The FDA must approve any COVID-19 vaccine before it’s widely distributed, but political pressure could cloud the decision.
“When you have 20,000-plus infections per day, how can you talk about a second wave?" said Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health.
A coronavirus vaccine by January is "a stretch goal if there ever was one," said NIH Director Francis Collins.
Dr. Rick Bright said he was removed as head of BARDA because he challenged the use of drugs promoted by the administration that lacked scientific backing.