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Resource Hub

This resource page is designed to help our global community stay up-to-date with trusted resources on the COVID-19 pandemic. For questions related to Brown University's response and support please visit Healthy Brown

A health security officer wearing a protective suit checks the body temperature of passengers with a thermography at the entrance of a subway station in Beijing, China. (AP Images)

Situation Reports, Dashboards, Operational Guidance


CDC COVID-19 Information Page

WHO Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Reports (Updated Weekly) 

Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Global Dashboard

Rhode Island Department of Health COVID-19 Data Tracker

The Sphere standards and the Coronavirus response

Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation - COVID-19 State by State Projections


LitCovid - A literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus (NIH) - The most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 177,430 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily.

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19 - IFRC, UNICEF, WHO

Novel Coronavirus 2019 - A Collection of Articles and Other Resources - New England Journal of Medicine

Guidlines and Guidance for Healthcare Professionals 

Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Work Restrictions for Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure to COVID-19

Emergency Legal Preparedness: Novel Coronavirus

Travel Advisories

CDC Novel Coronavirus Information for Travelers

WHO Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Online Learning and Videos

COVID-19 Vaccine Training for Health Workers (Disaster Ready) - The training, developed by Project HOPE and Brown University’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, follows the World Health Organization’s guidelines and vaccination strategy. Participants learn about proper vaccine storage, preparation, and administration. They are also trained on how to respond to questions and concerns raised by local populations. 

COVID-19 Training for Health Workers: Preparedness and Response - Learn to safely and effectively screen, triage, and treat patients with COVID-19 through this FREE online training program provided in collaboration by Project HOPE, DisasterReady, and the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies at the Watson Institute of Brown University.

WHO COVID-19 Channel - A Real-time training for the coronavirus disease outbreak