2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

COVID-19

“Knowledge about the novel coronavirus is in such rapid flux.” - Dr. Larry Madoff, Editor of ProMED.

This page provides you with the latest information, publications, and news articles on the evolving novel coronavirus outbreak from trusted sources.

The 19th ICID has been postponed until September 2020

Click here for Wellcome's statement on sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak

The city of Wuhan in China has been the focus of global attention since December 2019 due to an outbreak of pneumonia linked to a market with live animals for sale. Chinese scientists have since isolated a novel coronavirus (nCoV), but many questions about this nCoV remain.

Follow the COVID-19 Outbreak with ProMED

ProMED, our Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, first reported on what has now been identified as a novel coronavirus out of Wuhan, China on December 30, 2019, when it was still an undiagnosed pneumonia. Since then, there have been more than 20 posts on the novel coronavirus. ProMED keeps you up-to-date in real time. Be sure to sign up for ProMED alerts here.

The IJID and COVID-19

The International Journal on Infectious Diseases (IJID) editors will rapidly evaluate submitted manuscripts concerning the evolving 2019-nCoV outbreak. Journal staff will expedite copyediting and publishing steps for accepted manuscripts to make data available as quickly as possible. The IJID is an open-access journal, and all articles are freely available. Authors are encouraged to openly share original data with others. Submit your manuscript here.

The Lancet has created a Coronavirus Resource Centre. This resource brings together new 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) content from across The Lancet journals as it is published. All content listed on this page is free to access.

New England Journal of Medicine: A collection of articles and other resources on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Imperial College London - MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis: Reports on Transmissibility and Estimation on the potential total number of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases in China

Journal of Travel Medicine - Top 20 passenger destination cities and direct + total flight volume from Wuhan, China, where novel coronavirus was confirmed.

Corona Free Collection at The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene