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COVID-19

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.

 
 

Serology-based and molecular-based tests tracker

These resources provide up to date information on serology-based and molecular-based tests for COVID-19.

Experts in the media

View our full list of experts in the media.

Twitter Threads by Director Dr. Tom Inglesby

Resources

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)


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
443-573-3318
margaret.miller@jhu.edu

Technical inquiries
Caitlin Rivers, PhD, MPH
Senior Scholar, Assistant Professor
crivers6@jhu.edu


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
ICRC
UNHCR (to support refugees)
WHO response efforts
MedShare 

 

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.

 

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