Coronavirus

Latest news from the CDC on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
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The 5 most popular national parks during the pandemic [photo gallery]

July 31 is World Ranger Day! Learn about five of America's most visited national parks (there are 423 parks total) and what keeps guests coming back.
Illustration of bottle of COVID-19 vaccine and mRNA strand (© Shutterstock)

The push for COVID-19 vaccines is helping fight other diseases

A 2005 discovery at a U.S. university led to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. The same technology also holds promise for fighting other illnesses.
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Why is the game of chess on fire in America?

Thanks to a combination of a hit Netflix limited series and the pandemic, chess surged in popularity among Americans during the past year.
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The U.S. responds to COVID-19 [video]

The U.S. is providing safe vaccines and humanitarian aid to fight COVID-19. Read more about the U.S. strategy to help the world recover from the pandemic.
Woman injecting vaccine into woman's right arm (© Andre Penner/AP Images)

U.S. and international partners aid Brazil’s fight against COVID-19

The United States and partner organizations are providing vaccine doses and medical equipment to help Brazil fight COVID-19.
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Biden: U.S. will donate 500 million vaccine doses for global COVID-19...

The United States is purchasing 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to donate to developing countries and help end the pandemic.
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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.