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Defending America’s cyberfrontier with a 5G ‘clean path’

As countries adopt 5G, learn what the United States is doing to protect its diplomatic systems from untrustworthy telecom companies.
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U.S. helps Pacific island countries fight COVID-19

Learn how the United States is helping the Pacific island region watch for and treat COVID-19 and providing funding for the island nations' health.
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Southeast Asian countries challenge China over maritime claims

Countries in Southeast Asia are confronting the People's Republic of China over China's expansive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
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By the numbers: U.S.-ASEAN health support

The United States has supported the health and medical needs of the ASEAN region for decades. Learn about a new U.S.-ASEAN health initiative.
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U.S. and partners in East Asia lead on COVID-19

Democratic governments in East Asia have set an example for the world by contributing goods and scientific expertise to people worldwide.
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U.S. makes advances on COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers and scientists are making significant progress in their mission to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and keep people safe.
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U.S. stands with ASEAN to control the new coronavirus

Learn how the United States is providing millions of dollars in donations and emergency health assistance to its allies in Southeast Asia.
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U.S. companies helped China in its time of need

When the Chinese people faced the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. businesses came to their aid by donating millions in cash, supplies and expertise.
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Floating hospitals support U.S. cities fighting coronavirus

The U.S. Navy's floating hospital ships are supporting Americans and joining the fight against COVID-19 by deploying to California and New York.