UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The U.S. Government leads the globe with $12.5 billion allocated to benefit international COVID-19 response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. We are achieving real results, helping nations around the world respond to COVID-19 and thereby protecting the homeland.
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Secretary of State Pompeo Announces Additional COVID-19 U.S. Foreign Assistance

Today I can confirm that we are prepared to commit an additional $225 million in health, humanitarian, and economic assistance to further boost response efforts worldwide.  That’s on top of the roughly $274 million in funding we’ve already deployed to 64 countries across the globe.  No country can match this level of generosity. The new ...
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Department of State Covid-19 website

The Department of State is taking decisive action to inform and safeguard U.S. citizens overseas, protect the homeland, advance the Administration’s commitment to building glo bal health security capacity for this and future outbreaks, and reduce the impact for U.S. companies and supply chains overseas. Visit the State Department’s Covid-19 website  
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Mission Italy, Embassy to the Holy See, and USUN Rome Change in Operations due to COVID-19

Mission Italy, Embassy to the Holy See, and USUN Rome Change in Operations due to COVID-19   The U.S. Missions to Italy and to the United Nations Agencies in Rome and the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will limit their operations as of March 11, 2020, in accordance with the Government of Italy’s March ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy – March 12, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy – March 12, 2020 Location:  Italy Event: Due to reduced staffing that went into effect March 11, only emergency American Citizen Services and emergency visa services are available at the U.S. Embassy in Rome and Consulates General Milan, Naples, and Florence. The  CDC advises travelers to avoid nonessential travel to Italy  and  State Department currently recommends U.S. citizens reconsider travel . See CDC information regarding  high-risk traveler categories . On March ...
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