Pandemic wreaks havoc with clinical trials and healthcare programs

Matthew Kelly
Updated April 11 2020 - 7:42am, first published 6:00am
Millions of dollars of research funding "written off"
Millions of dollars of research funding "written off"

Clinical trials and preventative healthcare programs worth millions of dollars in research funding have collapsed due to a lack of participation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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