Health Technologies

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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.
Seven men and women in protective gear posing for portrait in lab (U.S. Army/Shawn Fury)

Safety is top of mind as U.S. develops coronavirus vaccine

The U.S. government puts safety first in its new initiative supporting efforts to develop, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine.
Woman with face mask and spray bottle running cloth over table (© Keith Srakocic/AP Images)

How long can the new coronavirus last on surfaces? This tool...

How long can the virus that causes COVID-19 survive on different surfaces? This online tool can give an estimate based on room temperature and humidity.
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U.S. collaborates with international community on COVID-19 [video]

Watch this video to learn how the U.S. private sector, academic community and government partners with countries near and far to collaborate on COVID-19.
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U.S. data release spurs new tools in fight against COVID-19

The United States has released thousands of coronavirus studies for global review. See how U.S. transparency is advancing the search for a way to defeat COVID-19.
Woman and man in protective gear working in laboratory (© Carlos Osorio/AP Images)

U.S. universities rally against COVID-19

Universities in the United States are using their scientific, technological and research capabilities to control and defeat COVID-19.
Man standing at whiteboard (© Dan Addison/University of Virginia)

U.S. researchers map COVID-19 cases to predict future needs

Learn how U.S. computer scientists are creating disease projection models that help policymakers tackle COVID-19 and plan for the future.
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U.S. businesses support COVID-19 response [video]

Across the U.S., over 6 million small and large businesses are producing more supplies to help fight COVID-19 at home and abroad.