coronavirus

Health worker collecting swab sample from woman's nose (© Mahmud Hossain Opu/AP Images)

COVID-19 testing, oxygen programs launched

Learn more about how U.S.-led COVID-19 programs will improve access to medical oxygen and other vital supplies.
Line of girls in school uniforms, some in masks, one smiling (U.S. Government)

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.
Nurse expanding oxygen mask rubber bands for demonstration (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [October 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Illustration of coronavirus as spiky yellow-orange balls against dark background (joshimerbin/Shutterstock.com)

How COVID-19 disruptions exacerbated food insecurity

This installment in a series looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic is one of several factors driving the global food crisis.
Children in blue clothes standing in line (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [September 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Graphic showing health care worker holding needle in front of image of grain and U.N. logo (Graphic: State Dept./B. Insley. Photos: © Rahmat Gul/AP Images, © ESB Professional/Shutterstock.com)

Building on the U.N.’s success

Food security and global health issues are among top U.S. priorities at the 77th U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York.
Woman in lab coat giving man vaccination (USAID/Frank Kimaro)

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy in Tanzania

USAID supports community health workers' efforts to reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase COVID-19 vaccinations in Tanzania.
Health care worker reaching for oxygen tank (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

Saving lives with medical oxygen in Kenya

USAID is training health care workers in Kenya to provide medical oxygen, part of wide-ranging U.S. efforts to fight COVID-19 abroad.
Boy getting vaccination in arm as others look on (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [August 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.