Disease Prevention And Control

Men and women standing with boxes of donated COVID-19 vaccine holding COVAX sign (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.
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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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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U.S. researchers help advance promising malaria vaccine

A new vaccine is 77% effective against malaria. According to the World Health Organization, the mosquito-borne disease infects 200 million people annually.
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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.
Woman getting vaccinated while others wait (© Rajanish Kakade/AP Images)

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.
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How the U.S. Food and Drug Administration protects public health

On World Food Safety Day, learn about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which ensures that the products people eat and drink are safe.