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U.S. approves new drug for deadliest forms of tuberculosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved only its third anti-TB drug in more than 40 years, offering hope to patients once considered untreatable.
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U.S.-Mekong partnership reaches milestone [infographic]

Learn how the Lower Mekong Initiative, a multinational partnership among the U.S. and five countries, has improved lives over the past decade.
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A USNS Comfort mission by the numbers

The USNS Comfort left Panama after providing medical, dental, and eye-related treatment and care to 6,691 patients, some of them Venezuelan.
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Pompeo touts Lower Mekong Initiative

As a part of his trip to Asia, Secretary Pompeo renewed the U.S. commitment to an initiative that helps five countries along the Mekong River.
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U.S. commits additional support to end Ebola outbreak

The U.S., the single-largest contributor to ongoing efforts in the fight against Ebola, calls on international partners to increase assistance.
Pompeo and Moreno (© Ecuadorean Presidency/Handout/ Reuters)

The renewed U.S.-Ecuador relationship

Secretary Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is redoubling its efforts to strengthen ties in the Western Hemisphere, including its relationship with Ecuador.
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Venezuela: Poverty and disease

Venezuela's health care infrastructure is collapsing while Maduro and his cronies turn away international assistance.
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Venezuela: Severe food shortages

Maduro and his cronies have blocked international aid from helping the people of Venezuela suffering illness and malnutrition.
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Venezuela: A population suffering dangerous weight loss

The great majority of Venezuelans are unable to afford enough food to live on because of an economy destroyed by the former Maduro regime.