Victoria Vrana, a deputy director on the Philanthropic Partnerships team, shares about the launch of PowerOf, a new online platform that connects people eager to make a difference with organizations addressing the impacts of COVID-19.
Trevor Mundel provides an update on the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator's progress in research, manufacturing, and testing. Mundel leads the foundation's efforts to develop high-impact interventions against the leading causes of death and disability in developing countries.
Developing and manufacturing a vaccine against COVID-19 is only part of the solution. Coordination, political will, and the infrastructure to support equitable vaccine is distribution will be essential to the ongoing COVID-19 response.
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