COVID-19 News

Exchange Alumni Make a Difference During COVID-19

In the midst of COVID-19, we are facing unprecedented challenges around the world. We've created this page to share your efforts to tackle the coronavirus. Thanks to you and your fellow exchange alumni, you are creating far-reaching health, educational, and social impact to ensure your communities are staying strong, safe, and healthy.

COVID-19 Resources:

  • FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control
  • CDC - Covid-19 Response Page
  • CDC - Traveler's Health
  • CDC - Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
  • Josephine Ndambuki and Chepkemoi Magdaline came up with a way to apply innovative tech solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Fulbright-Humphrey alumnus Kouame Remi Oussou has been helping prevent COVID-19 in several villages in Cote d’Ivoire.

    Kevin Leyes’s app connects donors and volunteers to hospitals and vulnerable communities.

    Marizeth Beato helped design and develop a prototype for ventilators after training received from fellow #ExchangeAlumni.

    Franco Goytia, a Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) alumnus harnessed the resources of his biotech company to produce a faster method of coronavirus testing.

    Dora Racca is working hard in partnership with CASPR Biotech to quickly and accurately diagnose cases of COVID-19.

    Sports Envoy steps up to support local community during the coronavirus crisis with “grab and go” meal kit program.

    Fulbright Alumnus and Puppeteer Affan Javed Spreads Smiles and Information with #PeacefulPuppets

    Leahy and her colleague expected to find a core of people saying that vaccines are good for you — but that’s not what they found at all.

    Learn how YSEALI alumni in Thailand engaged nearly 400 people in a rapid-response COVID-19 hackathon.

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