As the European Commission grants Marketing Authorization forthe company's Ebola vaccine regimen—a key step towards enabling broader access to it for the people who need it most—we share top facts about the vaccine for the deadly virus.
From scientists working on a potential vaccine to medically trained employees who mobilized to the front lines to help treat patients, these men and women share what most resonates for them about the unique and devastating virus, both professionally and personally.
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.
Imagine being a researcher who is staring down not only a highly infectious virus, but one that's caused the first global pandemic in more than 100 years. Meet Johnson & Johnson's Hanneke Schuitemaker, Ph.D.
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.
When Melissa Surdez received an urgent call from her physician sister who was battling the pandemic on the front lines in New Jersey and facing a mask shortage, she promised to help—and tapped Johnson & Johnson's thousands of employees to join her cause.
Scientists at the facility, opening in the nation's capital this year, will be focused on advancing breakthrough ideas for safeguarding people around the world from pandemics like COVID-19, infectious diseases and other health threats.