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U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
UNICEF worker checking boxes labeled with U.S. flags and word 'COVAX' (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. gives global groups $580 million to combat COVID-19

Multilateral organizations are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. Learn how the U.S. is supporting these vital efforts.
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U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [December 2021]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Men unloading boxes marked with 'COVAX' (© UNICEF/Sujan)

Overcoming vaccine delivery challenges

Many COVID-19 vaccine doses must be stored at freezing temperatures. Read how the U.S. and partners ensure donated vaccines remain effective.
Medical professional wearing protective gear vaccinating woman (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [November 2021]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Two workers wearing hard hats and face masks holding boxes near freezer reading minus 69 degrees Celsius (© Morry Gash/AP Images)

U.S. to expand vaccine production by 1 billion doses

The world will have access to an additional 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines starting next year thanks to a White House initiative.
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U.S. Africa Command helps partners address security, COVID-19

U.S. Africa Command is supporting African nations in countering extremist groups and fighting COVID-19. Learn about AFRICOM's many partnerships.
Men in protective gear looking at machine and vials ((© Lulama Zenzile/Die Burger/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Expanding COVID-19 vaccine production in Africa

A U.S. producer plans to build a COVID-19 vaccine production facility in Africa. Learn other ways the U.S. supports vaccinations in Africa.
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United States doubles goal for refugee admissions

The United States has doubled the number of refugees it will admit in the next fiscal year for possible resettlement. Learn more.