Disease Prevention And Control

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U.S. reaffirms partnership with World Health Organization

President Biden is immediately restoring U.S. ties with the World Health Organization, part of broader efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Khamenei deprives Iranian people of COVID-19 vaccines

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is blocking everyday Iranians' access to COVID-19 vaccines made by U.S. and European producers.
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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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3 U.S. firms stood out in 2020 for their values

Learn about the firms that won the 2020 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence by modeling strong business ethics in global communities.
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United States and India partner on vaccine research

The U.S. and India are working together to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine. The two countries have a long history of partnering on health care.
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Maduro’s sham election: ‘Those who don’t vote, won’t eat’

The Maduro regime played fast and loose with the safety of millions of Venezuelans on December 6 while threatening to cut off their benefits.
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U.S. to authorize COVID-19 vaccines in coming days

President Trump says the United States will soon begin authorizing vaccines against COVID-19 after an unprecedented push to end the global pandemic quickly.
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America launches strategy to reignite global economy

The United States plans to turbocharge the global economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about U.S. plans for economic recovery.
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Donations from U.S. COVID-19 survivors support future treatments

The U.S. military has collected more than 10,000 units of blood plasma from U.S. donors who survived COVID-19 to support future treatments.