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The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 5: How Nurses Are Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published 05-13-20

Submitted by Johnson & Johnson

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

In Episode 5, host Lisa Ling speaks with nurse Nicole Lincoln MS, RN, FNP-BC, CCNS who’s on the frontlines in the ICU fighting COVID-19 and nursing innovator, Rebecca Love RN, BS, MSN, FIEL, who’s leading the charge to advocate for her profession.

Also, Thrive Global founder Arianna Huffington joins us to speak about her First Responders First program, a joint partnership with Johnson & Johnson to support the mental health and resilience of frontline healthcare workers. Husseini K. Manji, MD, FRCPC, Johnson & Johnson, discusses the effects the pandemic is having on the mental health of all people, and what you can do to take care of yourself and others. Activist Michelle Elman talks about recovering from COVID-19. Plus, Macaya Douoguih, Head of Clinical Development, Janssen Vaccines, shares the challenges of creating a vaccine for clinical use.

Tune in live at 12 pm EDT Tuesdays on JNJ.comFacebookLinkedIn or Twitter. Come back to this page at any time to watch a replay.

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