COVID‑19

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Accelerating global access

Our company is collaborating with a range of partners to enable access for patients around the world

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How we’re prioritizing supply

Learn how our teams mobilized like never before to ensure we were ready to address a global need

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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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Fighting COVID-19: ‘An intersection between my military and civilian careers’

How our colleague Col. Craig Maceri is using the skills he learned at Merck to help run a vaccination site for the National Guard

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How Wilson, N.C., plays a critical role in our commitment to supply

Meet the North Carolina-based manufacturing team that’s producing and packaging our investigational oral antiviral COVID-19 medicine

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How this HIV activist prioritizes wellness in his day-to-day

Paris Mullen shares why it's so important to make self-care a daily habit

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Why improving health literacy is important

Many people struggle to understand health information, which can impact health outcomes. What we're doing to help

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When the world needs us, together we rise to the challenge

Merck CEO & President Rob Davis shares news with colleagues about our investigational COVID-19 medicine

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Showing our gratitude: Addressing COVID-19 takes a global effort

We can’t do it alone. That’s why we’re saying a huge thank you.

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Colleagues ensure timely supply of our investigational oral antiviral COVID-19 medicine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Haarlem, Netherlands, where some of our first doses are being produced and packaged

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our cafeterias stepped up to serve people in need

A meal distribution program that started at the beginning of the pandemic continues to deliver thousands of meals a week to underserved communities

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An oral history: Stepping up throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists, leaders, global partners and more reflect on how we rose to the challenge and worked together, one moment at a time

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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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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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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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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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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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"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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Reaching marginalized communities during COVID-19

With our support, the Nobody Left Outside coalition works with the World Health Organization on this critically important issue