People in processing plant wearing protective clothing (© Tyrone Turner)

Safety comes first for U.S. food and drug exports

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Iowa March 3-4 to highlight American farm products. Read about the exacting standards of the U.S. inspection system.
Person putting on protective clothing and gloves (© John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images)

The next chapter in global health security

World leaders have launched the Global Health Security Agenda 2024, which will continue their collaboration on global health security.
Health worker administering vaccine (© Olivia Acland/Reuters)

U.S. researchers look for long-lasting Ebola vaccine

U.S. researchers are testing two new Ebola vaccines in a clinical trial, hoping to offer long-lasting immunity against deadly strains of the Ebola virus.
Rescue workers preparing humanitarian aid for Venezuelans (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

The world steps up to help Venezuelans

The world has pledged more than $100 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela. On February 14, the interim government gathered donors to discuss the crisis.
Worker wearing gloves handling a box of vials (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

Working toward beating the flu with a universal vaccine

In a single shot, a universal vaccine could protect patients for their lifetime from multiple existing or future strains of influenza virus.
Drone dropping box attached to parachute (© Zipline)

How drones are making history and saving lives

Millions of people around the world lack adequate access to essential medical products. Companies in the U.S. and other places are working to change that.
Woman feeding baby held by another woman (© Rodrigo Abd/AP Images)

Under Maduro, babies are victims [graphic]

A worsening heath crisis in Venezuela, brought on by the Maduro regime's corruption, has led to a sharp spike in infant death.
Group of girls posing with DREAMS sign (© Sauti)

Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

Girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
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U.S. hospital ship provides hope in the Americas

The United States sent the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, to Central and South America to help with the refugee crisis coming out of Venezuela.