If you could help those most critically ill with the novel coronavirus, would you? Employee and trained nurse Laura Gador jumped at the chance to volunteer at a hospital in Hamburg, Germany—and is sharing her hardships and triumphs, and what's giving her strength.
Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals are working tirelessly to treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus. To bolster their heroic efforts, the company committed $50 million to help organizations dedicated to helping them.
At the height of the outbreak in New York City, Dr. Ed Kuffner took a leave of absence from his job to volunteer at a Brooklyn hospital hard hit by the pandemic. He shares what the experience taught him about his own strengths—and ideas for coping during this unprecedented time.
When Wang Donghua was tapped to hand-deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) and other suppliesto healthcare facilities at the outset of the outbreak in Wuhan, he didn't think twice. His wife happened to be one of those nurses on the front lines.
They both had stressful experiences as new parents and took those challenging moments and turned them into something positive—inventions that have the potential to help other parents and newborns thrive, especially during the current pandemic.
From work on a potential vaccine to a $50 million commitment in support of healthcare workers on the very front lines of the crisis around the world, learn how the company has taken action to help respond to the pandemic.
The funds will be earmarked for assisting the doctors, nurses, midwives and community health workers who are working tirelessly to treat patients around the world during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Dongchen Zhou was a practicing cardiologist in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, when he received a call to help volunteer at a hospital in Wuhan. Over a month later, he's still treating COVID-19 patients—and recounts for us what his journey has been like.
From a donation of a million masks to help protect vulnerable healthcare workers to committed research on a potential vaccine, the company has activated quickly in several key ways to help address the outbreak.
When Syed Raza Ahmed took a role playing a 20-something living with TB, he knew he had a responsibility to educate others and help reduce stigma. As his MTV show debuts, he sat down with us to reveal what he's learned about the world's deadliest infectious disease.