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4 Innovative Ways Johnson & Johnson Has Helped Protect the Public's Health During Outbreaks Since the Late 1800s

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

The Doctor Will Not See You: Trends in Remote Healthcare During and Post COVID-19

Written By Shola Slough, Product Marketing Specialist.
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The ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic is bringing about changes in every aspect of our lives. From the way we perform our jobs to the way we educate our children and attend tradeshows, we’ve all had to quickly adapt to remote models to limit the human contact that enables the virus to spread.

The EU Commits €400M in Guarantees to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

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Why Global Citizens Should Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused a global health crisis, but also emergencies in education, hunger, and the economy. To prevent millions from falling back into poverty, the United Nations urges countries to come together to fight this virus and continue advancing toward the Global Goals. Join Global Citizen and take action here
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused a global health crisis, but also emergencies in education, hunger, and the economy. To prevent millions from falling back into poverty, the United Nations urges countries to come together to fight this virus and continue advancing toward the Global Goals. Join Global Citizen and take action here

The Road to a Vaccine: Why Does COVID-19 More Greatly Affect Communities of Color?

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In this bonus clip from “The Road to a Vaccine,” health experts explain why communities of color in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—and how to help solve this glaring disparity.

Be sure to tune in for the next live episode, returning September 8 at 12 PM ET.

FedEx and Direct Relief Team Up to Deliver Aid to Lebanon

More than $11 million worth of critical medical supplies transported in wake of explosion
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/—More than 60 tons of critical aid will offer needed relief to medical personnel in Beirut, Lebanon. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) transported the emergency supplies via a dedicated charter flight to help health facilities responding after a deadly explosion ripped through the city earlier this month, putting significant strain on the medical system.

Sewing Mohawk's Support for Medical Workers

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, people and organizations everywhere are looking for ways to help however they can. As a manufacturer of carpets and rugs, Mohawk realized that we could put industrial sewing equipment to work to produce vitally needed medical gowns for healthcare providers.

United Airlines: Connecting People to Critical Goods Around the World

by Scott Kirby, CEO at United Airlines
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Throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, United has not only stayed true to our mission of safely connecting people and uniting the world – we’ve expanded the ways we do this. Our Cargo team recognized an opportunity and identified creative solutions to continue to connect products to people across the globe. Last week, we flew our 5,000th cargo-only flight since March 19 – a milestone worth celebrating.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Donates Oxygen Generating Plant to Arequipa Hospital

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After a surge in coronavirus cases left Peruvian hospitals struggling to keep pace with increased demand for medical-grade oxygen amid a supply shortage, Cerro Verde donated an oxygen generating plant to Honorio Delgado Regional Hospital in Arequipa, Peru at the end of July.

Local Student Saves Life Through DKMS Stem Cell Donation

by: Olivia Whitehead - KLBK
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“Eleven years ago my dad was the recipient of a kidney transplant from someone in the community who heard he was in need of a donor. So I knew what is was like to rely on someone outside of your family to give your loved one the gift of life and I wanted to be available to return that favor if it ever came up.”

Duke Energy Employees Choose $1 Million in Grants for Social Justice

Phyllis Young nominated this Florida clinic from her childhood neighborhood, one of 80 to receive a grant
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Phyllis Young has volunteered for countless community events, nonprofit boards and fundraisers, but being able to help Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center in Clearwater, Fla., this year means more.

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