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Coronaviruses are a family of RNA viruses that typically cause mild respiratory disease in humans. A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in December 2019.

Our experts are closely following and analyzing updates on this outbreak. The following resources will be routinely updated.


The COVID-19 Testing Toolkit

The COVID-19 Testing Toolkit provides information about specific tests and testing services to help employers or decision makers develop strategies to fit their testing needs.

View the antigen and molecular-based tests tracker and serology-based tests tracker for COVID-19.

Experts in the media

View our full list of experts in the media.

Twitter Threads by Director Dr. Tom Inglesby


Visit the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center where our experts help to advance understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives. 

COVID-19 Personal preparedness infographic (PDF)

CDC COVID-19 Science Updates: Data serve an important role in informing efforts to prevent and reduce public health risks. Every day, many studies are released to help answer critical questions about COVID-19. But given the large number and different types of studies being released, it can be difficult to stay on top of the latest research. The CDC releases summaries every Tuesday and Friday of important studies released.

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security–NPR–Partners In Health Survey on National Contact Tracing Workforce: The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and its partners, the National Public Radio (NPR) and Partners In Health, have released data on contact tracers and care resource coordination from their latest joint survey on the state of the national coronavirus contact tracing workforce.

Health Security

Health Security Special Online Issue on Coronaviruses
10 relevant articles from Health Security on coronaviruses, outbreak preparedness and response, infection control, and public health policy are freely available to facilitate the conversation around health security.

Health Security: Strategies to Inform Allocation of Stockpiled Ventilators to Healthcare Facilities During a Pandemic

Clinicians' Biosecurity News

04-30-2020: Treating ARDS in the Era of COVID: A Refined Approach

04-07-2020: Use of Alternative Medical Care Facilities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

03-30-2020: The Increasing Demand for Critical Care Beds— Recommendations for Bridging the RN Staffing Gap


Who to contact:

Media requests
Margaret Miller
Director of Communications

Technical inquiries
Caitlin Rivers, PhD, MPH
Senior Scholar, Assistant Professor

Statement about nCoV and our pandemic exercise


More Johns Hopkins Resources

Coronavirus Resource Center
COVID-19 Interactive Map
Public Health on Call podcast
Bloomberg School of Public Health Expert Insights

How to Help

There are many organizations providing on the ground support for COVID-19, if you can make a donation consider supporting these response efforts.

Local United Way responses
Healthcare Ready
Project N95
The CDC Foundation
No Kid Hungry
UNHCR (to support refugees)
WHO response efforts


Invest in our work with a gift to the Center for Health Security’s COVID-19 Response Fund. Your philanthropy supports our experts as they respond to the COVID-19 crisis.


Our Mission

To protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.