Coronavirus

Latest news from the CDC on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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American Christians find renewal during Lent

Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter, is a time of spiritual renewal for Christians that includes prayer and giving to others, even in a pandemic.
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U.S.-Belgium partnership is on front lines of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Pfizer's production facility in Flanders, Belgium, manufactures and delivers COVID-19 vaccine to customers around the globe.
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USAID makes hand-washing more accessible

Read on to find out how USAID is making hand-washing, a critical part of preventing the spread of COVID-19, more accessible in developing countries.
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Report: Governments target critics during COVID-19

Authoritarian governments are using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify restrictions on speech and punishments against critics, Human Rights Watch says.
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Biden: Quad partners boosting COVID-19 vaccine production in India

The leaders of the United States, India, Australia, and Japan are increasing vaccine production, part of the Quad partners' efforts to end the pandemic.
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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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Katalin Karikó’s research led to COVID-19 vaccines

Katalin Karikó's research, once ignored by other scientists, led to mRNA technologies that enabled COVID-19 vaccines and will likely yield more therapies.
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Inventive COVID-19 mask designs come from U.S. universities

University researchers have created color-changing COVID-19 sensors, face mask designs for easier breathing and new tests to detect coronavirus.
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U.S. and Canada: Strong partners, shared values

The leaders of the United States and Canada are bolstering their nations' partnership with a focus on fighting climate change and ending the pandemic.