COVID‑19

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6 global trends critical to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Expert panel of patient advocacy leaders on COVID-19, its impact on patients and moving forward

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COVID-19 study participant: ‘It’s pretty amazing to say I was a part of that’

A mother of two shares her experience volunteering in a clinical trial

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All hands on deck against COVID-19

How every division at Merck is pitching in to address a global need

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Taking the fight against COVID-19 on the road

How a 39-foot Winnebago is helping to raise awareness about clinical trials

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Living with type 2 diabetes in uncertain times

One man’s story of finding support for managing his type 2 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Helping professionals return to the workforce after a career break

Merck is offering returnships for the untapped talent pool who decide to take career breaks

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Understanding the link between social media and health

The Alliance for Advancing Health Online will look at social media’s role in health, starting with COVID-19 vaccine confidence

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Meet the team leading our COVID-19 vaccine partnership with Johnson & Johnson

How our science and manufacturing expertise and dedication to patients enable us to step up when it’s needed most

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Harnessing tech to eliminate distance in a virtual world

An award-winning program has been key to our continued success despite limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

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Routine doctor visits are down. Here’s why we shouldn’t skip them

Wondering when to go back to the doctor’s office again? The time is now.

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Your questions answered: How Merck is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

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How we kept clinical trials on track amid COVID-19

Merck’s head of global clinical trial operations talks pivoting during a worldwide pandemic

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3 things I want the Black community to know about scientists like me

Denarra Simmons, senior scientist, on why now more than ever, the Black community needs to put their trust in science

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Why we’re excited to partner on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine

Our company has teamed with Johnson & Johnson to ramp up vaccine production - here’s what it means

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Why this HIV activist is prioritizing wellness during COVID-19

Paris Mullen shares why self-care is so important during the pandemic and beyond

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I’m a Black woman and stroke survivor - here’s why I joined a COVID-19 vaccine trial

Kieta D. Mutepfa is a participant in the phase 3 COVID-19 clinical trials. She also uses her voice to create an impact on the world

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‘Small things’ count when parenting and working remotely during a pandemic

Kristina Rey, associate director, global communications, talks about forging stronger connections with colleagues despite the distance

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4 ways to drive progress in cancer care beyond the pandemic

Vicki Goodman, vice president, therapeutic area head, late-stage oncology, on how we’re supporting cancer care despite COVID-19 and what it means for the future

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Confronting a new era in immunization

By John Markels, Ph.D., president, Merck Vaccines

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Photos of resilience: How we’re coping during COVID-19

As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has transformed life around the globe, our colleagues have come together to show their resilience

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Inspiring stories from employees on the COVID-19 front lines

From MRL to Human Health, from Russia to Brazil, colleagues around the world have been helping their communities and applying their medical expertise to the pandemic

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"Coming back from maternity leave during a pandemic left me shell-shocked"

Elise Masella, executive director of global communications, returned to work after having her first baby in the thick of COVID-19. She shares what she's learned and how she's adjusted.

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Experts meet to discuss health care innovations during COVID

Merck’s chief patient officer, Julie Gerberding, joins the Fortune Global Forum to discuss breakthrough innovations in health care

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Teddy bears step up to raise awareness for children's cancer

With no live attendees this year, teddy bears attend soccer match in the Netherlands to raise awareness for children's cancer

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The impending “slow tsunami” of antimicrobial resistance

As antibiotic-resistant infections continue to rise, the AMR Action Fund looks to overcome key barriers of late-stage antibiotic development

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A day in the life of a Merck physician and volunteer during COVID-19

Dr. Ali is continuing to fight on the front lines of the disease, despite the risks to himself and his loved ones

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Lessons from dual pandemics

A conversation with Merck Chief Patient Officer Julie Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., about her early work caring for people with HIV and AIDS, and the parallels of the AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics

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No patient left behind in our clinical trials

We’re here for patients when they need us most

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One scientist’s work to make a difference in the lives of millions

with Jay Grobler, executive director, infectious diseases and vaccines

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“Pride and honor”: Meet the Army microbiologist and Merck employee fighting COVID-19

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A day in the life of an HIV doctor during COVID-19

Elizabeth shares the measures she is taking to ensure her patients receive proper care and why consistent care is so important

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Merck tackles epidemics and pandemics: an illustrated history

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Why Merck is well-positioned to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

with Daria Hazuda, VP, infectious disease discovery and chief science officer

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What Merck’s history with epidemics and pandemics teaches us about this one

By Nick Kartsonis, M.D. senior vice president, vaccines and infectious diseases, clinical research

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Solidarity rising in the face of adversity

Finding new ways to fight COVID-19 across diverse populations in Africa

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Fighting for his family: One colleague’s battle with COVID-19

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Volunteer Dr. Anna Raji provides care and comfort to veterans amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Cancer care during COVID-19: No patient left behind

By Dr. Roy Baynes, chief medical officer

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No patient left behind: making the impossible possible for clinical trials during adversity

With Andy Lee, head of global clinical trial operations

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Nurse and volunteer Brenda lends medical expertise to Houston Food Bank during COVID-19

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Battling COVID-19 as a volunteer EMT

One of our colleagues finds a way to help directly combat the COVID-19 pandemic as a volunteer EMT.

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Nurse and volunteer Kim Daly brings hope and help to patients in makeshift COVID-19 hospital

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Inspired to become a nurse by Hurricane Katrina, this Merck employee is giving back by volunteering on the frontlines of COVID-19

Emma Mason, a nurse and volunteer, has joined the COVID-19 battle to return the favor to those who helped her and her family during Hurricane Katrina

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Col. Craig Maceri fights "invisible enemy": COVID-19

The Rhode Island National Guard commander is currently on military leave from Merck as part of an effort to combat the pandemic.

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Podcast: Supporting telemedicine in Italy to fight COVID-19

with Nicoletta Luppi, senior vice president and managing director, Italy

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Podcast: Hear how Merck physician and volunteer Dr. Mo Ali is standing up to COVID-19

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Meet Merck physician and volunteer Dr. Mo Ali: “We are here to serve the people we look after, I cannot stand by and watch this.”

Merck employee puts work on hold, now helping care for patients in London

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"We can get through this."

By Nicoletta Luppi, senior vice president and managing director, Italy

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Antibiotic resistance: the hidden threat lurking behind COVID-19

Written by Julie L. Gerberding

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How our teams in China tackled early COVID-19 challenges

Our teams in China share what worked when faced with the impossible

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Podcast: How Merck is looking at past epidemics and science to respond to the coronavirus outbreak