The applications for the initial amount were “overwhelming,” Hajdu’s announcement said.
Forty-seven research teams will now get backing from the federal government, for work to “inform clinical and public health responses, develop and evaluate diagnostic tools and vaccines, as well as create strategies to tackle misinformation, stigma, and fear.”
The money is being distributed through the research councils that ordinarily distribute federal grants, the government says.
Hajdu made the announcement in Montreal.
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