Becerra: NIH Will Address Trump-Era Fetal Tissue Research Ban On Friday

By Kelly Lienhard / April 15, 2021 at 3:32 PM
HHS chief Xavier Becerra told lawmakers Thursday (April 15) that the National Institutes of Health will make an announcement regarding the Trump administration’s ban on fetal tissue research. Becerra did not divulge what the announcement, expected Friday (April 16), will entail, but emphasized HHS believes it’s important to conduct research to develop innovative treatments and therapies. Becerra’s statement came in response to a question about whether HHS has plans to reverse the Trump administration’s ban. “[HHS believes] that we have...

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