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Biden Vows Commitment to NATO Alliance, Collaboration to Address Security Threats

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President Biden said the U.S. remains committed to the transatlantic alliance and will work closely with partners in the European Union to address the shared security threats and other challenges. "The transatlantic alliance is back. And we are not looking backward; we are looking forward, together,” Biden said Friday in a speech during the virtual Munich Security Conference.

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AM TRACE Veteran Leadership Work to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic; Miranda Weaver, Naphtali Odongo Quoted

AM TRACE LLC

AM TRACE LLC has expressed its gratitude for U.S. military veterans, including TRACE leadership team members Miranda Weaver, MPH, and Naphtali Odongo, MPH, who serve as project managers and have supported the company’s COVID-19 contract tracing, case investigation and epidemiology consultation programs. "I take pride in my continued service to the overall health and well-being of the United States and its citizens,” said Weaver.

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President Trump Signs $8.3B Emergency Coronavirus Spending Bill; Sen. Maria Cantwell, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Quoted

President Trump signed a new $8.3 billion spending bill to combat the spread of coronavirus, the White House announced on Friday. The funds will be allocated to the prevention efforts and research to expedite the development of a vaccine for the virus. 

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AFRICOM Creates Tool to Measure Women Integration Progress

The U.S. Africa Command has built a new tool that works to measure the command’s progress in increasing the participation of women in security cooperation and peacekeeping operations. The WPS Security Force Assistance assessment tool is designed to inform AFRICOM on how African partner nations integrate women into its capacity-building initiatives, the …

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US to Partner With 13 New Countries Under Global Health Security Agenda

The U.S. will work with 13 new countries and the Caribbean region to design roadmaps and build partnerships as part of efforts to achieve targets under a 55-nation initiative that aims to mitigate infectious disease outbreaks. The White House said Wednesday the U.S. will join members of the Global Health Security Agenda in a meeting in Rotterdam, Netherlands …

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HHS to Support Brazilian Research Center’s Zika Vaccine Production Effort

The Department of Health and Human Services has offered financial and technical assistance to Brazil-based Butantan Institute in an effort to help the biomedical research center produce vaccines against Zika virus. HHS’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will provide $3 million in funds to the Butantan Institute under a cooperative agreement with the World Health Organization, the department said Friday. …

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