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U.S. moves closer to safe, effective coronavirus vaccine

The U.S. government is supporting innovators' efforts to quickly develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Learn more about progress toward a vaccine.
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Vaccines for COVID-19 must follow recognized safety standards [video]

An unsafe vaccine could do more harm than good in the fight against COVID-19. Responsible governments observe strict standards.
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U.S. continues to lead global COVID-19 response

The U.S. government has given over $20.5 billion in COVID-19 aid to countries around the world. Learn more about the funding here.
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Meet the U.S. scientist who invented the N95 mask filter

Peter Tsai created the material for N95 masks in the early 1990s. Never did he expect his invention would save millions of lives during a pandemic.
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Meet 6 health care workers on the COVID-19 front lines [video]

Health care workers fighting COVID-19 around the world have benefited from USAID’s global health investments. Learn about some of them.
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Safety is top of mind as U.S. develops coronavirus vaccine

The U.S. government puts safety first in its new initiative supporting efforts to develop, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine.
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U.S. universities adapt to help international students

With a public health crisis reshaping the new academic year, U.S. universities are offering expanded resources to help international students thrive.
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U.S. helps Caribbean countries fight COVID-19

The U.S. is providing medical supplies to Caribbean nations fighting COVID-19. Find out more about how the aid programs are helping people in the region.
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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.