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Tracking COVID-19 with artificial intelligence

Researchers in the U.S. are using artificial intelligence to track COVID-19 outbreaks around the world and treat patients at home.
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U.S. COVID-19 webinars help medics in Central and South America

Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are helping doctors and nurses in Latin America to fight the coronavirus.
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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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15 achievements of the President’s Malaria Initiative

On the 15th anniversary of its founding, find out how the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative transformed the fight against a worldwide scourge.
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How the U.S. makes the world a SAFER place [video]

With the SAFER package, the United States continues to lead the global response to COVID-19 to benefit the international community.
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NASA engineers develop a ventilator for COVID-19 patients

A chance meeting between two NASA scientists led to the development of a ventilator prototype to help patients suffering from COVID-19.
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U.S. funding of global health strengthens COVID-19 fight

U.S. funding of efforts to deploy vaccines for infectious diseases will help ensure numerous countries can access an eventual COVID-19 vaccine.
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U.S. increases support to Mexico and Central America during COVID-19

The U.S. remains committed to the health of people in Mexico and Central America, and has increased funding to both COVID-19 and economic initiatives.
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How long can the new coronavirus last on surfaces? This tool...

How long can the virus that causes COVID-19 survive on different surfaces? This online tool can give an estimate based on room temperature and humidity.