Congress Passes Zika Funding BillCongress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.
The fellowship positions are for two years assuming satisfactory progress. Fellows must devote their full-time effort to the approved research project and must be in residence at the sponsoring CDC laboratory for the entire two-year period. Fellows have the status of a visiting scientist but are subject to the general regulations of the laboratory. Monies from other appointments, fellowships, private employment, or consulting or contract work are not permitted during the two-year appointment.