Simone Biles looking at balance beam (© Gregory Bull/AP Images)

Elite athletes in U.S. help break stigma of mental illness

By acknowledging their own mental health battles, athletes are raising awareness of conditions that affect millions worldwide.
Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó in lab coats looking at tube of green liquid in Weissman's hand (Courtesy of Penn Medicine)

Scientists honored for 2005 research that led to COVID-19 vaccines

Today's COVID-19 vaccines are based upon research about messenger RNA that has won two University of Pennsylvania scientists a coveted honor.
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U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [September 2021]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Joe Biden sitting facing screen showing virtual summit participants (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

U.S. will donate 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide

The U.S. already donates more COVID-19 vaccine doses than all other countries combined and will be donating an additional 500 million doses.
Woman with box strapped to her back walking across narrow bridge in mountains (© UNICEF/Ngakhusi)

U.S. supports vaccinations in hard-to-reach communities

In cooperation with international partners, the U.S. is working to get COVID-19 vaccines to people in the world's isolated communities.
Woman holding up vaccine card (© UNICEF/Mach)

Building confidence in safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines

The U.S. and partner organizations are debunking misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines as part of an effort to vaccinate the world.
Gloved hands holding up vials of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (© Binsar Bakkara/AP Images)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [August 2021]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
People gathering around oxygen tanks (© AP Images)

Helping the people of Burma

The U.S. is donating $50 million to support Burmese people displaced by violence while also continuing to fight COVID-19 in Southeast Asia.
Gloved hand lifting vial from box of them (© Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Vaccines save lives

Vaccines against infectious diseases save millions of lives. See how U.S. innovators are contributing to global efforts to stop COVID-19 and other diseases.