disease prevention and control

Person in protective gear giving vaccine shot to woman (U.S. Embassy El Salvador/Juan Carlos Quintero)

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.
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Helping countries vaccinate children against COVID-19

More than 30 countries and international groups attended a June meeting on the COVID-19 Global Action Plan. Learn the latest developments.
Person in protective gear giving vaccine shot to woman (U.S. Embassy El Salvador/Juan Carlos Quintero)

Partnering to defeat COVID-19 in El Salvador

USAID is helping El Salvador defeat COVID-19. See the many ways this partnership is helping to save lives and spur economic recovery.
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How U.S. food recalls protect consumers

World Food Safety Day is June 7. Take time to learn about food recalls, why they matter and now they keep Americans safe.
Five people standing behind pallet of boxes, holding signs reading 'COVAX' (U.S. Government)

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

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Man looking at material on pallet marked with U.S. flag and 'COVAX' (© Ebrahim Hamid/AFP/Getty Images)

Countries step up global fight against COVID-19

Dozens of nations, private sector groups and nonprofits recently announced new contributions to the global fight against COVID-19.
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Training Ghana’s health workers to fight COVID-19

A U.S. Agency for International Development program trains health workers to vaccinate their communities against COVID-19.
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Summit of the Americas focuses on health and pandemic resilience

This June, leaders will gather in Los Angeles to discuss health and pandemic resilience in the Western Hemisphere. Learn more here.
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How the U.S. fights diseases worldwide

World Immunization Week begins April 24. Learn how the U.S. is helping protect people around the world from numerous diseases.