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U.S. researchers help advance promising malaria vaccine

A new vaccine is 77% effective against malaria. According to the World Health Organization, the mosquito-borne disease infects 200 million people annually.
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USAID and vaccines: Helping save 9.3 million children in the last...

The United States has sought to protect people around the world from disease. Learn more about USAID's global immunization efforts.
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United States announces worldwide vaccine donations

The United States announced that it will be donating 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to COVAX and directly to countries facing pandemic crises.
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How the U.S. Food and Drug Administration protects public health

On World Food Safety Day, learn about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which ensures that the products people eat and drink are safe.
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Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
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Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

Girls and young women account for 74% of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
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20 years of aid: America’s ongoing support for Africa’s public health...

The United States is the largest donor in the world to sub-Saharan Africa and a leading partner in fighting COVID-19, investing more than $250 million.
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Biden: U.S. will be ‘arsenal of vaccines’ for the world

The U.S. plans to donate 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide. President Biden said the U.S. will be a leader in efforts to end the pandemic.
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Vice President Harris: ‘We will do everything possible to help India’

See how the United States is taking action to help the government of India address the recent surge of COVID-19 cases by providing assistance and expertise.