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The U.S. role in global health security [video]

The United States leads in fighting diseases worldwide. Learn more about how the United States and its partners are tackling COVID-19 and other diseases.
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U.S. military has long worked to stop contagions

Learn how the U.S. military has deployed its resources throughout its history to help the rest of the world fight off global pandemics.
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Vaccines save lives

Vaccines against infectious diseases save millions of lives. See how U.S. innovators are contributing to global efforts to stop COVID-19 and other diseases.
Person in gloves and mask giving a shot (© Sam Mednick/AP Images)

U.S. increases global COVID-19 aid

The United States is adding to its donations to fight COVID-19 worldwide. See how America's aid helps stop virus outbreaks around the world.
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U.S. leadership on global health is unmatched

Learn how the U.S. government has spent the last four decades responding to international pandemics and supporting people in the affected countries.
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How USAID helped contain the 1st Ebola case in Goma

Find out how USAID and World Vision helped ensure the Ebola virus did not spread when the first case was confirmed in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Person in gloves and mask giving a shot (© Sam Mednick/AP Images)

U.S. company wins first-ever approval of Ebola vaccine

The European Commission has approved a U.S. company's first-ever Ebola vaccine, boosting efforts to fight the deadly virus.
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U.S. commits additional support to end Ebola outbreak

The U.S., the single-largest contributor to ongoing efforts in the fight against Ebola, calls on international partners to increase assistance.
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.