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      Johnson & Johnson ranks #4 on Fortune’s Return on Leadership list

      For more than a century, Johnson & Johnson has used a core set of values to help build its business. Now, that sense of purpose has landed it on the Fortune ROL100, a new ranking of corporate leadership.
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      5 ways Johnson & Johnson is working to improve the well-being of the world by 2025

      Johnson & Johnson’s 2020 Health for Humanity Report details the progress it’s made in the past five years in driving sustainable social, environmental and economic change around the globe. Now the company’s looking ahead to the next five.
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      4 innovative ways Johnson & Johnson has helped protect the public’s health during outbreaks since the late 1800s

      From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it’s doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.
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      3 innovative ways researchers are rethinking how we combat the flu

      From a promising alternative for the flu shot to hope for a “universal” vaccine, we take a look at how scientists at Johnson & Johnson are exploring novel ideas for preventing and treating the flu.
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      Red Cross Nurses Prepare to Tend to Influenza Victims During WWI, as Hannan Would Have

      Katherine Hannan: The intrepid nurse who battled the deadliest flu pandemic in history

      Some 50 million people would succumb to the Spanish influenza outbreak of 1918. And this Johnson & Johnson employee went out of her way to be at the very front lines of caring for the sick.
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      Fighting the flu: 18 pivotal moments in history that have brought us closer to a cure

      When it struck, the 1918 flu pandemic—one of the deadliest outbreaks on record—killed up to 50 million. As flu season begins, we look at how far we’ve come in fighting the viral infection, including promising work being done on a universal vaccine.