The U.S. fights Coronavirus worldwide [rolling updates]

This #WorldPatientSafetyDay , USAID is speaking up for health worker safety: Infection prevention practices save health workers’ lives! That’s why our multi-country COVID19 response equipped 30,000 health workers with critical skills: https://t.co/6dM1BLZX4G @MTaPS_Program pic.twitter.com/wCoj4FjhQV — USAID Global Health (@USAIDGH) September 17, 2020   September 15 Ambassador DeSombre and DPM Anutin Charnvirakul toured the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences today. #AFRIMS is ...
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U.S. moves closer to safe, effective coronavirus vaccine

The final stage of testing is underway in the United States on three potential vaccines for COVID-19, a major step toward delivering a vaccine to the world in record time. The U.S. National Institutes of Health announced August 31 that AstraZeneca was starting phase 3 clinical testing of a potential vaccine. It was one of ...
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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing (March 29)

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing (March 29)   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Appreciate everybody being here.  Beautiful day in the Rose Garden.  Tremendous distance between chairs.  Social distancing.  You practice it very well.  We appreciate it.  That’s great. I want to ...
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Briefing On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (March 27)

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (March 27)   MS ORTAGUS: Thanks, everybody, and sorry for our tardiness. We keep having a little bit ...
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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing (March 14)

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing (March 14)   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:19 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:   Thank you very much.  We just completed a very good meeting of the Coronavirus Task Force.  And we — we’re really — they’re really ...
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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference (March 13)

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference (March 13) Rose Garden 3:30 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, everyone.  Thank you.  Thank you. A beautiful day in the Rose Garden.  Appreciate everybody being here.  Today, I’d like to provide an update to the ...
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How USAID helped contain the 1st Ebola case in Goma (February 24)

How USAID helped contain the 1st Ebola case in Goma (February 24) The story of the first Ebola case in Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), started here, Bishop Bernard Kabamba said as he sat on his front porch. He was thinking back to the day when Pastor Kubiya showed up at ...
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Coronavirus aid from U.S. groups arrives in China (February 6)

Coronavirus aid from U.S. groups arrives in China (February 6) U.S. organizations are sending lifesaving medical supplies to the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, part of wide-ranging U.S. efforts to stop the deadly disease. More than 2 million respirator masks, 11,000 protective suits and 280,000 pairs of nitrile gloves donated by MAP International ...
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