Tag: disease prevention and control

Health worker administering vaccine (© Olivia Acland/Reuters)

U.S. researchers look for long-lasting Ebola vaccine

U.S. researchers are testing two new Ebola vaccines in a clinical trial, hoping to offer long-lasting immunity against deadly strains of the Ebola virus.
Rescue workers preparing humanitarian aid for Venezuelans (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

The world steps up to help Venezuelans

The world has pledged more than $100 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela. On February 14, the interim government gathered donors to discuss the crisis.
Worker wearing gloves handling a box of vials (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

Working toward beating the flu with a universal vaccine

In a single shot, a universal vaccine could protect patients for their lifetime from multiple existing or future strains of influenza virus.
Woman standing by USAID sign holding baby (© Christine Armario/AP Images)

U.S. aid will help feed Venezuelans

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela has led to a shortage of food and medical supplies, causing millions of people to go hungry and flee their homes.
Woman feeding baby held by another woman (© Rodrigo Abd/AP Images)

Under Maduro, babies are victims [graphic]

A worsening heath crisis in Venezuela, brought on by the Maduro regime's corruption, has led to a sharp spike in infant death.
Photo of people in tent city with text saying how many have left Venezuela (State Dept.)video

U.S. readies aid to Venezuelans [video]

Secretary Pompeo reaffirms U.S. support to the victims of the socialist Nicolás Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Group of girls posing with DREAMS sign (© Sauti)

Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

Girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
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For 15 years, PEPFAR has given hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative has helped millions of people since it was created 15 years ago. Meet one of them.

U.S. marks 15 years of saving lives on World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day. See the latest figures showing the millions of lives saved through the U.S. global AIDS relief initiative called PEPFAR.