coronavirus

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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.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaking from behind lectern with silhouettes of people in foreground (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

U.S. joins allies to address COVID-19, climate and infrastructure

Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Paris to discuss solutions to pressing issues with European allies.
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The American people are helping Cubans in crisis

The U.S. embargo against Cuba still allows nongovernmental organizations, private citizens and religious groups to send aid to Cuba.
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.
Joe Biden sitting facing screen showing virtual summit participants (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

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.
People releasing smoke in the colors of the rainbow (© Mikheil Meparishvili/Equality Movement)

9 ways USAID strengthens democracy [photo gallery]

See USAID in action through these award-winning photos of programs in Georgia, Serbia, Ukraine, Jordan, Iraq, Mongolia and Jamaica.
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.
President Biden speaking while standing behind lectern (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Biden: ‘We must work together as never before’

Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden pushed for global cooperation in the fight against COVID-19 and the climate crisis.
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.