Coronavirus

Latest news from the CDC on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Stories from Americans: A military chaplain’s duty [audio]

In this StoryCorps interview, Army Major Ivan Arreguin discusses his experiences supporting people during the first COVID-19 outbreak in New York.
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U.S. reaffirms partnership with World Health Organization

President Biden is immediately restoring U.S. ties with the World Health Organization, part of broader efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Khamenei deprives Iranian people of COVID-19 vaccines

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is blocking everyday Iranians' access to COVID-19 vaccines made by U.S. and European producers.
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The U.S. fights coronavirus worldwide [rolling updates]

See the many ways that the U.S. government, businesses and private citizens are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
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Tour these American museums virtually during COVID-19 pandemic

Art museums in the U.S. have partnered with Google Arts & Culture to bring the full exhibition experience to virtual visitors stuck at home.
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United States and India partner on vaccine research

The U.S. and India are working together to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine. The two countries have a long history of partnering on health care.
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U.S. and partners support global COVID-19 economic recovery

The U.S. is working with international partners to help countries around the world recover from the economic hardship wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ball drop goes virtual for New Year’s Eve

Learn how the famous New Year's Eve celebration in New York will be different this year and how you can join the party wherever you are.
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Multigenerational households meet the new year

Many American families are planning toned-down celebrations for the new year in light of COVID-19. Here's more on how they'll spend it — together.