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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

Find resources on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic through Davis Library at the University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

Global Information

World Health Organization (WHO) 

Chinese Center for Disease Control & Prevention - China CDC is a governmental and national-level technical organization specialized in disease control and prevention and public health.

BBC - British Broadcast Company (BBC) covers world news.

Evaluating Information and Fact-Checking

ALA: Libraries Respond: Combating Xenophobia and Fake News in light of COVID-19 - Selected resources for learning the facts about Coronavirus and examples of how libraries are interrupting not only the spread of misinformation but also related racism and xenophobia. on COVID-19 - Fact-checking news stories and debunking false claims.

Misinformation Tracking Center - News & information sites in the US, UK, France, Italy, & Germany that have been identified as publishing materially false information about the coronavirus.

Snopes on COVID-19 - Fact-checking COVID-19 information on the internet.

Coronavirus Rumor Control - from FEMA - FEMA responses to "myths".

Medical Resources

LitCovid - From NLM, this is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information.

McGraw-Hill Medical AccessMedicine COVID-19 Central – A repository of free, reliable medical information.

John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center – A resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Leading research to understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Reliable Government Information Resources - The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Information from the CDC about COVID-19.

Coronavirus Videos - CDC offers free resources including informational videos.

Global Health Policy COVID-19 Coronavirus Tracker - This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map showing which countries have cases and deaths. The data are drawn directly from official coronavirus situation reports released regularly by the WHO.

Printed Resources - Print out handbooks and posters.

Sign Up for Email Updates - Sign-up for weekly updates from the CDC.

Steps to Prevent Illness - Ways to best prevent COVID-19.

Watch for Symptoms - Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

What's New - Keep up with the latest information.

CDC Newsroom - Journal Summaries from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Emerging Infectious Diseases journal and the Preventing Chronic Disease Weekly.


Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Tracking Map - Shows cumulative and active known cases worldwide.

Miscellaneous Resources

Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education - Information and resources for institutions of higher education provided by the CDC.

Statista Facts: Impact of COVID-19 on Global Economy - Statistics and data.

State Library of Ohio Coronavirus - Information and Resources - Lists of information, resources, and learning opportunities.