health technologies

Woman vaccinating baby held by another woman (© Cristina Aldehuela/ AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. support helps ready world’s first malaria vaccine

The WHO has recommended a malaria vaccine called RTS,S for widespread use. Learn the role the U.S. played in this "historic moment."
Joe Biden speaking at lectern as Kamala Harris stands behind (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Biden: U.S. will be ‘arsenal of vaccines’ for the world

The U.S. plans to donate 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide. President Biden said the U.S. will be a leader in efforts to end the pandemic.
Woman wearing clerical collar receiving injection in arm (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

What do U.S. religious leaders say about vaccination? [photo gallery]

Learn how faith leaders across America are reaching out to their flocks, combining science with scripture and combating vaccine hesitancy with education.
Woman wearing glasses and blue mask (© ASU Luminosity Lab)

Inventive COVID-19 mask designs come from U.S. universities

University researchers have created color-changing COVID-19 sensors, face mask designs for easier breathing and new tests to detect coronavirus.
Women holding up wigs and smiling (© Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images)

Advances spark record-breaking drop in U.S. cancer death rate

New therapies in the United States bring progress in fighting cancer and a drop in U.S. cancer death rates, says the American Cancer Society.
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.
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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.