Dr. David Reese, Amgen’s Head of R&D, recently shared his perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic from his home office. Dr. Reese is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed training in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine, and subsequently served on the faculty at UCLA and the University of California, San Francisco. His remarks contextualize some of the decisions that governments and companies like Amgen are making in the interest of public health. Reese also talks about the importance of social distancing and personal hygiene.