Helping to fight Covid-19

How we are contributing to the global Covid-19 response.

Committed to fight Covid-19


units of interferon beta-1a (Rebif®) donated to the World Health Organization


liters of disinfectants made available to the state of Hesse

  1. Press Releases

    New Report Identifies Paths to Pandemic Resilience

    A new report details potential paths to solutions to overcoming the global Covid-19 crisis and ways to prepare for or even prevent a future pandemic.


  2. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Initiates First Clinical Trial of TLR7 and ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its investigational new drug application for M5049 for the treatment of patients with Covid-19 pneumonia.


  3. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Baylor College of Medicine Announce Collaboration ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, today announced an extension of their ongoing collaboration to advance a manufacturing platform to fight Covid-19, designed..


We collaborate with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight COVID-19

On March 26, a consortium of healthcare and life sciences companies together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced an important collaboration to accelerate the development, manufacture, and delivery of vaccines, diagnostics, and treatments for Covid-19. We are proud to be part of this group. All partners contribute a range of assets, resources, and expertise needed to identify effective and scalable solutions to the pandemic, which is affecting billions worldwide. More information is available here.

Human progress is what we stand for. During these difficult times, we actively contribute resources, full dedication and expertise to fight this COVID-19 pandemic.

Belén Garijo

Member of the Executive Board & CEO Healthcare

The need to fight Covid-19 is urgent, and open science and trusted data is the path to success. We are calling upon the global scientific community to join us so we can solve these problems as fast as possible. We are going to do all we can to end this pandemic and work towards preventing others in the future. I hope you will join us.

Udit Batra

Member of the Executive Board & CEO Life Science


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