Daily Signal praises Georgia-USA alliance
08 April, 2020
Daily Signal praises Georgia-USA alliance
The Daily Signal praises alliance between Georgia and the US and publishes an article by Anthony B. Kim. Georgia “is partnering with the U.S. in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic”, the article says and underscores importance of the Lugar Lab.

“Central to that partnership is the Richard G. Lugar Center for Public Health Research—a U.S.-funded research lab on the outskirts of the nation’s capital, Tbilisi—which was founded “with the aim of limiting the spread of disease in the region
and dealing with deadly pathogens left over from the Soviet Union’s bio-warfare program.”

In operation since 2013, the lab has now become a key resource in the fight against the coronavirus, “testing hundreds of samples and turning results around in under 24 hours.”

The Lugar Center lab has begun to contribute to broader international research on the coronavirus’s behavior.

“As in past crises and challenges, Georgia is proving in the current pandemic to be a dependable ally for the United States” – reads the article. “Over the past 25 years, Georgia has made tremendous progress in integrating with the West and moving toward a more market-oriented economy.”

Georgia has 208 COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths.

Source: dailysignal.com

Photo: Mayor Kakha Kaladze attending disinfection works in Tbilisi

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