Because of science we asked and answered questions about COVID-19 and conducted research to know more about the coronavirus and its characteristics. It led S&T to curate critical resources for those on the front lines and to study past threats to prepare for and prevent future pandemics.
DHS Secretary Mayorkas and FEMA Administrator Criswell encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Go to vaccines.gov to sign up and get your vaccine today.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents ages 12 to 15. This is exciting and welcome news in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) efforts have facilitated a speedy, whole-of-government response in confronting COVID-19, keeping Americans safe, helping detect and slow the spread of the virus, and making the vaccine available to as many people as possible.
DHS S&T awarded $199,653 in Phase 1 funding to Farmspace Systems, LLC, a veteran-owned start-up based in Alamo, Tenn., to enhance its COVID Finder technology, a non-thermal detection COVID-19 screening method.
The deactivating effects of heat and sunlight on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are consistent across different variants of the virus, according to new research from DHS S&T.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that DHS’s Operation Vaccinate Our Workforce (Operation VOW) has vaccinated more than 58,000 DHS mission-critical 1A and 1B employees—up from 5,074 employees at the beginning of February.
To develop capabilities to monitor the current COVID-19 pandemic and other future biological events, DHS S&T has awarded $199,648 to Mesur.io Inc., for analysis and reporting of outbreak-related data.