The Department of Energy (DOE) is working closely with our workforce, National Laboratories, and communities to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Department established the DOE COVID-19 Hotline to answer employees’ COVID-19 related questions and for the DOE workforce to report potential or confirmed COVID-19.


DOE's Efforts to Fight COVID-19

How X-Rays Could Make Reliable, Rapid COVID-19 Tests a Reality
An imaging technique pioneered by Berkeley Lab is helping reveal the best antibodies for COVID-19 detection
Scientists repurpose cancer and seizure medications to aid in the fight against COVID-19
In two recent studies, researchers using the Advanced Photon Source have identified...
Decontaminating N95 masks for reuse
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have determined that heating N95 respirators up to 75 degrees...
Faster Air Exchange in Buildings Not Always Beneficial for Coronavirus Levels
A new modeling study suggests vigorous ventilation can cause spike in viral concentrations.


The COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) provides targeted funding to DOE’s National Laboratory system to assist non-DOE entities working to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

The U.S. Department of Energy National Virtual Biotechnology Laboratory (NVBL) is a consortium of DOE National Laboratories with core capabilities relevant to the threats posed by COVID-19.





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Argonne National Laboratory Discusses Variants and Vaccines

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