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Saving HIV-infected mothers and their babies

Meet a courageous South African woman who was diagnosed with HIV while pregnant, but through the help of a U.S.-based mentoring program delivered an HIV-free baby.
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How speeding up malaria diagnosis can save lives in India

Reducing the number of malaria cases takes multiple, coordinated approaches, including early diagnosis, pesticides and therapy.
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U.S. commits millions to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is donating millions to fight the new coronavirus. Learn how the money will support global efforts to prevent new infections.
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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. teens will have to put out their e-cigarettes

Using e-cigarettes, otherwise known as vaping, is posing a serious health risk for youth in the U.S. and across the world.

35 million people worldwide have HIV/AIDS. Do something about it on...

What do 35 million people worldwide have in common? An HIV-positive diagnosis. What they don’t have in common is equal access to treatment. To close...
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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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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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U.S., India share farming innovations with Africa and Asia

The U.S. and India are training farmers and agricultural professionals in Africa and Asia in new farming practices that improve food security in their countries.