Health Technologies

Health worker administering injection to woman (© Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images)

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.
Woman and man taking selfie in front of computer screen (© Marie Rosalie Hanni)

U.S. embassies partner for COVID-19 economic recovery

U.S. embassies worked with Garage48 and Startup Wise Guys to host a worldwide coding event aimed at app development to address COVID-19 recovery.
Woman drawing blood from man at medical facility (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Erwin Jacob V. Miciano)

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.
Woman in face mask walking in smog in front of buildings (© Andy Wong/AP Images)

China’s air pollution harms its citizens and the world

China is the world leader in mercury and greenhouse gas emissions, posing significant risks to China's citizens and the environment.
Screen image of ZephAir app with wind symbol and mountains in distance (State Dept.)

New U.S. air-quality app helps users avoid pollution

A new U.S. air-quality app provides users around the world with information to reduce their exposure to harmful air pollution.
People in face masks across table from others in heavy protective gear (© Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters)

U.S. supports Indo-Pacific partners in COVID-19 fight

The United States is working with India and Bangladesh to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific and fight the new coronavirus.
Small, colorful bodies and strands of bodies surrounding brown blob (NIAID-RML)

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.
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.
Man standing in front of house holding mask (© Kathy Tsai)

Meet the U.S. scientist who invented the N95 mask filter

Peter Tsai created the material for N95 masks in the early 1990s. Never did he expect his invention would save millions of lives during a pandemic.