Covid-19 and Seasonal Flu Resources

February 28, 2020

ONLINE RESOURCES RELATED TO THE SEASONAL FLU AND TO COVID-19

(1) Massachusetts Department of Public Health (Mass DPH):

Seasonal flu: https://www.mass.gov/influenza
Includes general information as well as specific information for school personnel, health practitioners, and nursing homes. Also, a weekly blog report: https://www.mass.gov/report/2019-2020-season-weekly-flu-reports

Covid-19 (novel corona-virus):
https://www.mass.gov/guides/information-on-the-outbreak-of-2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19
Information about the current status of the disease in Massachusetts and elsewhere and instructions for voluntary quarantines by people who have recently returned to the Commonwealth from known affected areas.

(2) Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

Seasonal flu: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

(3) Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Health Security

Covid-19: http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/resources/COVID-19/
Wide range of diverse information including opportunity to sign up for daily newsletter. Fact sheets, travel advisories, also included are links to newspaper coverage and political aspects of what has been happening.

(4) World Health Organization (WHO):

Covid-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

(5) Miscellaneous sources:

Various online news outlets currently have daily coverage from different perspectives:
The BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/world
CNN: https://www.cnn.com/
Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/
The Week: https://theweek.com/
The EU Center for Disease Control: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china/sources-updated

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