The United States Condemns Attempts by PRC-Affiliated Actors to Steal American COVID-19 Research

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State May 14, 2020 The United States Condemns Attempts by PRC-Affiliated Actors to Steal American COVID-19 Research   The United States condemns attempts by cyber actors and non-traditional collectors affiliated with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to steal U.S. intellectual property and data related to COVID-19 research, as announced in a ...
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Transatlantic Cooperation on COVID-19

State Department Office of the Spokesperson May 12, 2020 As President Trump has said, the United States is working with our friends and partners around the world to coordinate our efforts on stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States values our cooperation with allies and partners in combatting the pandemic and in ...
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COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued COVID-19 Traveler Information and advises all U.S. citizens to read the country-specific Travel Advisories  and  U.S. Embassy COVID pages for updates on the impact of COVID-19 worldwide.   Updated October 15, 2020 Country-Specific Information: France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. As of Saturday, October 17, and continuing for at least four weeks,  local curfews have been ...
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to U.S. Citizens and COVID-19

Does the new Global Level 4 Health Advisory mean I should return to the United States? If you live in the United States, you should arrange for return home by commercial means or be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. You should have a plan to depart from France that does not rely ...
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Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO   April 8, 2020 Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. government, the United States has continued to lead the ...
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Readout of First Lady Melania Trump’s Call with Mrs. Brigitte Macron of the French Republic

April 3, 2020 Today, First Lady Melania Trump spoke with Mrs. Brigitte Macron of the French Republic. Mrs. Trump expressed her condolences for those who have lost their lives to the coronavirus in France. She also reaffirmed that the United States stands with the French people and expressed optimism that we would get through this ...
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The U.S. Role in International Organizations’ Response to COVID-19

03/31/2020 02:45 PM EDT Office of the Spokesperson “Whenever you see high quality, effective COVID-19 aid being delivered around the world by UN humanitarian and relief agencies, what you are seeing is the generosity of the American people and those who share our humanitarian values.  We are by far the largest contributors to organizations like ...
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Proclamation — COVID-19, Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus   Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address ...
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Presidential Declaration on COVID-19

Issued on: March 11, 2020 Oval Office 9:02 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans: Tonight, I want to speak with you about our nation’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China and is now spreading throughout the world. Today, the World Health Organization officially announced that this is a global pandemic. We ...
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Remarks by VP Pence in a Coronavirus Briefing with Cruise Line Executives and Port Directors

Port Everglades Administration Building Fort Lauderdale, Florida March 7, 2020 GOVERNOR DESANTIS:  Good afternoon.  I want to welcome the Vice President to Florida, down in a part of the state where there’s a lot of great stuff going on, in Broward County.  I also want to thank the President for all his support, particularly on ...
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President Trump on Coronavirus, March 7 – Remarks by President Trump After Tour of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 7, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia (Issued March 7, 2020) March 6, 2020 4:43 P.M EST THE PRESIDENT:  I said, “I’d like to walk the press down the hall to see how professional this is.”  It’s incredible.  If you people would like, we would do that.  Are they able to do that, Doctor?  ...
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Press Briefing by Vice President Pence and Members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force

March 6, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:41 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. We just completed today’s lengthy meeting of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and, at the President’s direction, have continued to implement his whole-of-government approach to bring the full resources of the federal government to bear to confront ...
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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020

March 6,2020 Diplomatic Room 8:54 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  Good morning.  I’m going to Tennessee to meet with the governor and a lot of people.  And it’s something.  It’s really something.  I guess some of you are coming along, I assume.  Is that right? Q    No. THE PRESIDENT:  You going? Q    There’s ...
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Novel Coronavirus: Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

White House Issued on: January 31, 2020 The United States has confirmed cases of individuals who have a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”) (“the virus”) first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China (“China”).  The virus was discovered in China in December 2019.  As of January 31, 2020, ...
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Meet 5 U.S.-based groups helping displaced Syrians

The need is tremendous and historic. Even as the U.S. government steps up its assistance, many U.S.-based groups are providing relief to millions of Syrians forced to leave their homes since the conflict in that country began more than five years ago. Meet five U.S. nongovernmental organizations doing their part. Mercy Corps Syrian girls relax ...
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