Updates, fast facts, and info on medical countermeasures [FDA-regulated products (biologics, drugs, devices) can be used to diagnose, prevent, protect from, or treat conditions associated with chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) threats, or emerging infectious diseases] available and in development.
*not already listed under "Major Health Organizations".
The University of Texas at El Paso now requires all students, faculty and staff to report their return to the U.S. from regions identified by the CDC risk assessment Level 2 or above travel notices due to COVID-19. This page has the form you need to fill out.
Includes current research articles, Q&A's with NIAID's Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.
"Beware: Misinformation is rampant
Just as the number of people and countries affected by this new virus have spread, so have conspiracy theories and unfounded claims about it. Already social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, have seen a number of false and misleading posts about 2019-nCoV...."
"Facebook is trying to fact-check postings, label those that are clearly false, and reduce their ranking so they are less prominently displayed. Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok have also taken steps to limit or label misinformation. But it’s nearly impossible to catch them all, especially since some are in private social media groups and are harder to find."
News story on how Social networks step up strategy for combatting COVID-19 misinformation.
This Guide Was Inspired By...
The Coronavirus Resources page on the Medicine Libguide from the University of Texas Libraries, by Imelda Vetter. Her guide was the catalyst for the creation of this one, and parts of this guide were taken from her page with permission. ❤︎