A Guide To COVID 19 Resources Novel Coronavirus 2019


The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) COVID-19 collection contains Q&A’s with Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and other experts in the field; an interactive map of the outbreak from the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering displaying a real-time account of mortalities, recoveries, and total confirmed cases by country and, within the United States, by state; and a list of recent academic papers published on COVID-19-related topics including epidemiology, clinical management, public health preparedness, vaccine development, and infection control. The site also contains guidance from the CDC and WHO.

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Coronavirus (Covid-19) website contains a collection of articles and other resources about the outbreak, from clinical reports to management guidelines as well as commentary and perspective pieces. NEJM also posts educational audio clips of interviews with infectious disease leaders. The sidebar features a world map displaying reported confirmed and suspected cases, developed by the HealthMap team from Boston Children’s Hospital, in addition to links to other important resources such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chinese Centers for Disease Control, and the University of Washington Humanistic GIS Laboratory which features a dynamic map showing the infection level around the globe.

The University of Washington (UW) Medicine COVID-19 Resource Site shares policies and protocols, developed by clinical and administrative teams throughout their system in response to the outbreak in Western Washington, to facilitate the response of teams elsewhere in the country.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website contains important information about the symptoms of COVID-19, precautionary measures to protect older adults and individuals with medical conditions, and means of preparing ourselves and our families for the pandemic. It also features more specific information for the community—such as for businesses and employers, schools and childcare, community and faith-based organizations, and travel—as well as for healthcare professionals. Lastly, the site displays an up-to-date map of COVID-19 cases in the United States.

The Report of the World Health Organization-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was compiled by the Joint Mission consisting of 25 experts from China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, the United States, and the World Health Organization (WHO). Reflecting on lessons learned in China, this comprehensive report focuses on major findings about the virus including transmission dynamics, signs and symptoms, disease progression and severity, and knowledge gaps; an assessment of the response from China and the rest of the world as well as next steps; and recommendations for affected countries, uninfected countries, the public, and the international community.

The Q&A on Coronavirus - COVID-19 with WHO's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove is a recorded version of the live Q&A #askWHO with Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove and Dr. Margaret Harris on COVID-19, originally recorded on February 26, 2020 at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva. The session addresses critical questions about the virus and the outbreak.