Infectious diseases

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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 around the world

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Innovation is key to combating antimicrobial resistance in Asia-Pacific

Investing in research and innovative solutions gives us the best chance to fight these ‘superbugs’

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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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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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How you can help slow the threat of antimicrobial resistance

The growing burden of AMR threatens the return to a world without effective antibiotics

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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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All hands on deck against COVID-19

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

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Humans, animals and the environment - our health is all connected

Why the One Health approach is important now more than ever

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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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It’s about more than science to these lifelong HIV researchers

Our scientists discuss why people are the center of our work in HIV

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Why we can’t stop fighting for women living with HIV

As a woman living with HIV, Cathy Elliott says we need to speak openly about sexual health

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Antimicrobial resistance - an emerging public health crisis

Q&A with Dr. Jenelle Krishnamoorthy on the urgent need to work together to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

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Helping protect health from birth to adulthood

Vaccination is one of the many ways you can help protect your loved ones every day

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Our commitment to HIV treatments and prevention through the years

We continue to work at the forefront of the fight against HIV

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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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Pneumococcal disease myths and facts

We break down potential misperceptions about pneumococcal disease and its impact on both children and adults

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The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is declared over

The 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is declared over nearly six months after the first cases were reported in Equateur Province

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One researcher’s lifelong fight for HIV prevention

Mike Robertson, M.D., has spent his career fighting for HIV prevention; now, he’s optimistic about a bright future

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From Kenya to the U.S., she’s helping lead the fight against HIV

Growing up in Kenya during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis inspired MSD’s Dr. Bern Ng’eno to commit her life to improving HIV treatment and care

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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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Lessons from dual pandemics

A conversation with MSD 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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Answering your most pressing questions on antimicrobial resistance

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