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Physically Distant, Yet Socially Close: Coping With COVID-19

by Husseini Manji, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Global Therapeutic Head, Neuroscience at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Blog

I hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy as we strive to adapt to these challenging circumstances. The COVID-19 pandemic is placing a heavy burden on all of us in many ways -- including our mental health.

It is absolutely normal to feel fear, anxiety and stress related to COVID-19. In these times of uncertainty, we feel powerless. We fear for our health and that of our loved ones. For many of us, these are times of financial hardships. We are struggling to balance the demands of work and the needs of our families.

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 4: What Doctors on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Are Now Saying About the Virus

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

She's a Scientist With One of the World's Most Important Jobs: Creating a Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

By Hanneke Schuitemaker, Ph.D., as told to Liz Ozaist, Global Content Lab Editor-in-Chief, Johnson & Johnson
Blog

She has spent her career investigating some of the world's most pervasive infectious diseases—HIV and Ebola, just to name a couple—and now Hanneke Schuitemaker, Ph.D., is fighting a virus that could very well define her career.

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

Virus Vocabulary

CRB glossary of key COVID-19 terms aims to raise understanding of the global vaccine response
Press Release

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ Drawing on decades of experience in designing and engineering the production of vaccines and pharmaceutical therapies, CRB is actively supporting the global fight against COVID-19. This effort – uniting technology, government and health care in unprecedented ways – has required not only disruptive changes in our daily lives, but also a deeper understanding of the complex science and other factors that will determine how fast we can end this threat.

“I Really Felt Like I Had a Duty to Come Back.”

Chief Medical Officer at Johnson & Johnson recently returned to a Brooklyn ER to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
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“I really felt like I had a duty to come back.”— Dr. Ed Kuffner, Chief Medical Officer, Consumer Health, Johnson & Johnson, who recently returned to the emergency room at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, New York to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Kuffner’s inspiring act was made possible as part of the J&J COVID-19 Medical Personnel Leave Policy, which allows employees to donate their time and expertise on the frontlines.

What the Crisis Has Shown Asset Managers: Industry Leaders Speak Out

by Maha Khan Phillips
Article

The Covid 19 crisis has fundamentally changed things, not least for the asset management industry. Whether it is about focusing on their social purpose, highlighting the importance of staying calm, emphasising leadership, arguing about the need for active management, the development of a systems framework for investing, or stressing the need for sustainability and other key factors, senior leaders tell Professional Investor what the crisis has highlighted for them. 

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 3: Why is COVID-19 Hitting Minority Communities So Hard?

Multimedia with summary

This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 2: What it Takes to Create a Coronavirus Vaccine in Record Time

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
Press Release

April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

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