COVID-19 Information Center

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COVID-19 Information Center

Novartis is responding to COVID-19 with safety of associates and patients globally our primary concern. We are also contributing to research efforts, supporting communities and ensuring stable supply and price of essential medicines. This information center provides a central hub for updates, guidance and other resources.

Latest news

Novartis announces further steps to protect and support associates

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves, work from home guidance is extended and we are also supporting associates as they adapt to new working dynamics and family commitments

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Novartis and life sciences companies commit expertise and assets to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic alongside Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Novartis commits to donate up to 130 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to support the COVID-19 response 

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news

Latest media releases and statements in the Novartis Newsroom

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    Job candidates

    Novartis is supporting candidates during the COVID-19 outbreak. During this time interviews will continue as planned and, where appropriate, will be switched to virtual interviews using readily available technology.

Research and collaborations
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    COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator

    Novartis has joined the accelerator, coordinated by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome and Mastercard

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    Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)

    Novartis is part of a consortium engaging with the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) on their COVID-19 directed efforts.

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    EFPIA call for therapeutic treatments R&D

    Novartis is making available several compounds from our libraries that are considered suitable for in vitro antiviral testing

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    Novartis research into Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Novartis is also rapidly evaluating other existing products to see if any could be utilized beyond their approved indications in response to the pandemic.