Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
If you would like more information, here are several websites that will be updated regularly:
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Coronavirus COVID-19: Links You Can Trust
Coronavirus COVID-19 has been the subject of many recent news and social media reports. With the increase of fake and unreliable news, we suggest going to the following trusted sources to learn more about this topic.
World Health Organization (WHO)
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a trusted, authoritative source for public health information. The WHO announced the official name for the disease that is causing the 2020 outbreak of coronavirus disease: COVID-19.
- Coronavirus (health topic)
This landing page for the Coronaviruses family of viruses includes background, select news on the outbreak, and links to Questions and Answers on Coronaviruses.
- Advice for the Public
This WHO page on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has practical information for dealing with the outbreak on a personal level. The page includes video, graphics, myth-busters, and even tips for coping with related stress.
General Information and prevention
- World Health Organization
- Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters from the WHO
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- FAQ from the CDC
MedlinePlus offers up-to-date information in language you can understand. MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- Coronavirus Infections
- Also available in Spanish: Infecciones por coronavirus: MedlinePlus en español
The Associated Press (AP) is a not-for-profit news cooperative that is widely considered the least biased reporting in the U.S.
- Coronavirus Topic: AP articles
Government and business response to the outbreak is well covered.
Johns Hopkins University
- Coronavirus COVID-19 Mapping by Johns Hopkins CSSE
The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University is mapping the number of global cases, deaths, and recoveries from COVID-19. The data is updated throughout the day.