"Infectious Diseases"

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

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Dealing with cancer, disparities and a pandemic all at once

Katie Couric and Merck’s Dr. Julie Gerberding shine a light on living with cancer during the pandemic and the challenges compounded by disparities across both diseases.

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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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The Ebola outbreak centered in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has come to an end

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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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Nobel Prize winner William Campbell celebrates 90th birthday

Dr. Campbell’s research led to significant decline in river blindness and lymphatic filariasis.

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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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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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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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Confronting a new era in immunization

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

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

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Merck announces three significant scientific efforts in the fight against COVID-19

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Living with cancer during a pandemic

Katie Couric brings us the real-life complexities of coping with cancer today

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

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Going above and beyond to help the Navajo Nation slow the spread of the pandemic

Merck teams work together to donate more than $460,000 worth of supplies to the Indian Health Service National Supply Service Center

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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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Nurses: our mission to save and improve lives in action

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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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Answering your most pressing questions on antimicrobial resistance

An informative Q&A with early discovery researcher Todd Black, Ph.D., executive director, infectious diseases

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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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Our commitment to communities during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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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Living with and combating infectious diseases

Read the stories that inspire our work

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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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How you can help slow the threat of antimicrobial resistance

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Antimicrobial resistance: a problem without a simple answer

A Point of View by Joan R. Butterton, M.D., associate vice president, clinical research, infectious diseases

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Progress and purpose: a conversation with Merck scientists and HIV care providers

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What you need to know about measles