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The Next Phase of Our COVID-19 Vaccine Development

by Alex Gorsky Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson

It’s hard to believe that just six months have passed since our scientists identified Janssen’s lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate. We couldn’t have predicted all the changes that have happened since. Two things, however, have been constant: COVID-19 continues to be a devastating pandemic, and Johnson & Johnson has been working around the clock on a potential solution.

Reimagining Community Health Systems Challenge to Deliver Telehealth to Underserved Areas Ends With Strategies for Expansion


PYXERA Global’s Reimagining Community Health Systems Challenge ended in September with U.S. Community Health Centers poised to play a stronger role in expanding telehealth services for 30 million low-income patients and plans created for forward-thinking remote patient monitoring systems in Iowa.

4 High-Tech Tools Johnson & Johnson Is Using to Get Products to You During the Pandemic


When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, everyday staples like toilet paper and paper towels were suddenly seemingly nowhere to be found. Over-the-counter products, like fever reducers and cough medicine, were in high demand—along with hand sanitizer, disinfectant sprays and cleaning wipes.

Fortune Magazine Names Medtronic to Its Annual 'Change the World' List

FORTUNE puts Medtronic among top 20 companies from around the world having a positive social impact through core business strategy
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September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fortune Magazine announced today that Medtronic has been selected for the 2020 ‘Change the World’ list. 

An annual list recognizing companies that address social challenges through their core business efforts, Fortune noted Medtronic made the list because of the swift efforts it took to mobilize its global supply of ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Making Masks With a Higher IQ


Breathing. Nothing comes more naturally to us. Here in 2020, there may be nothing more imperative to protecting both personal and global health than breathing through the new daily staple: a mask on every face.

Together with the support of VF’s product design and development teams, our JanSport® and Eagle Creek® brands have developed a range of new consumer mask choices that are not only fashionable, functional and compliant, but produced in an environmentally responsible manner.

A new product category

Recovery Month at Alkermes

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During Recovery Month and always, we honor the progress made by people in all stages of substance use disorder recovery. Katie shares her substance use recovery story and how she spreads hope to others.

Alkermes Shares Mental Health Resources During National Suicide Prevention Month

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Did you know that over 50% of individuals with #schizophrenia who die by suicide have made a previous attempt?

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support.

Physical Distancing During COVID-19 Doesn't Have To Mean Feeling Alone

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

Physical distancing during COVID-19 doesn’t have to mean feeling alone.

Check out for ways to reach out and have honest conversations about mental health and suicide.

Saving Lives: Team Takes Time to Precisely Prepare


Like a team carefully packing parachutes, they knew their work mattered and needed to be performed with great care…lives depended on it.

The Road to a Vaccine, Season 2, Ep. 6: Everything You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

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In Season 2 of "The Road to a Vaccine," host Lisa Ling interviews scientists, global health leaders and other experts on the COVID-19 front lines to reveal the latest medical advances and collaborations to create a coronavirus vaccine—and hopefully a return to a world without the pandemic.

As we head into fall, how is COVID-19 testing going? Lisa Ling speaks to experts, including Ann Lee, co-founder, with actor Sean Penn, of the nonprofit CORE, to get the latest updates on testing efforts and contact tracing across America.


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