Disease Prevention And Control

President Trump standing at lectern with overlaid quote about vaccine distribution and defeating COVID-19 pandemic (White House/Joyce N. Boghosian)

President Trump to the U.N.: ‘We will defeat the virus’

In his address to the United Nations, President Trump proclaimed the world would beat the COVID-19 pandemic and emerge stronger than before.
Gloved and masked person drawing blood from another's arm (© Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

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.
Doctor giving injection to boy in school gym with two other medical professionals (© AP Images)

COVID-19 vaccine research builds on U.S. successes

The United States has a long history of developing vaccines and providing humanitarian assistance to fight infectious diseases worldwide.
A soldier escorting detained men as they hold their hands behind their heads (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Maduro calls Venezuelans with COVID-19 ‘bioterrorists’

The Maduro regime is cracking down on returning Venezuelans thought to have COVID-19 and forcing citizens into unsafe conditions.
Passenger wearing mask while walking down airplane aisle (© David J. Phillip/AP Images)

U.S. labs focus on making the indoors safer

A researcher has developed a ventilation system that would limit the transmission of pathogens, including the coronavirus, inside airplanes and vehicles.
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U.S. moves closer to safe, effective coronavirus vaccine

The U.S. government is supporting innovators' efforts to quickly develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Learn more about progress toward a vaccine.
Nurse wearing protective equipment comforting woman next to patient in hospital bed (© Jae C. Hong/AP Images)

Recognizing America’s resilient workers on Labor Day

On a holiday honoring workers, read stories about some of the American frontline employees who are serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gloved hands holding vial and hypodermic needle (© Hans Pennink/AP Images)video

Vaccines for COVID-19 must follow recognized safety standards [video]

An unsafe vaccine could do more harm than good in the fight against COVID-19. Responsible governments observe strict standards.
Secretary Pompeo speaking behind lectern while two seated people listen (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

U.S. continues to lead global COVID-19 response

The U.S. government has given over $20.5 billion in COVID-19 aid to countries around the world. Learn more about the funding here.