This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map of showing which countries have cases and deaths. There have been over 7.2 million confirmed cases and 411,000 confirmed deaths worldwide. There have been nearly 2 million confirmed cases and 112,000 confirmed deaths in the United States.
Most of the Public Says the U.S. Should Play a Major Role in Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines Globally
The latest KFF Health Tracking Poll explores the public’s views on the U.S. role in distributing COVID vaccines to other countries, health care priorities for Congress, prescription drug regulations and price negotiations, and affordability changes in the COVID-19 relief bill.
While some have praised the most recent U.S. donation announcement as an important development, others have said the U.S. could do much more, pointing to the large supply of doses the U.S. is building up and the slowing demand for vaccinations in the country. In this policy watch, we sought to put the U.S. pledge of 80 million doses in further context.
This issue brief provides an overview of COVAX, the global mechanism to secure and deliver COVID-19 vaccines. The brief details COVAX’s organization, conditions for country participation, activities, and financing structure. Additionally, it looks at the history and remaining key issues of U.S. engagement with COVAX.
This tracker provides regularly updated information on U.S. government funding for global health. It includes historical trends and tracks funding levels throughout the appropriations process. Data can be customized by fiscal year, sector, and U.S. agency.
A new KFF analysis finds that across 46 PEPFAR countries and among six different indicators of progress, the majority (40) has met at least one target. The analysis is part of a dashboard that provides a detailed look at progress being made to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in countries where PEPFAR operates.
This tracker provides a listing of global health-related legislation introduced in the current Congress.
The U.S. government is the largest donor to global health in the world. This fact sheet breaks down the U.S. global health budget by program area: HIV/PEPFAR; tuberculosis (TB); malaria/the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI); the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria; maternal & child health (MCH); nutrition; family planning & reproductive health (FP/RH); global health security; and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
- Federal BudgetThese global health budget summaries highlight key information about global health funding levels throughout the federal budget and appropriations process.
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This detailed report provides basic information about global health and the U.S. government’s response to global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries.
- global health budget
This primer provides an overview of congressional engagement in global health, including the structure of Congress and its role and key activities in global health.
- U.S. GOVERNMENT PROGRAMSAn updated list of key global health positions and officials in the U.S. government.
- pepfarView KFF’s publications about The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).