Message from Dr. Steven J. Hoffman and Dr. Charu Kaushic: The 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak

CIHR is closely following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak and is coordinating with other federal agencies including the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

CIHR is also consulting with international partners including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (Glo-PID-R) to determine how Canadian researchers can help in the global research efforts.

Please consult the PHAC and WHO websites for further updates.

Steven J. Hoffman, JD PhD LLD
Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health
CIHR Scientific Lead for Global Health

Charu Kaushic PhD
Scientific Director, CIHR – Institute of Infection and Immunity

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