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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) News
See the new, expanded Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Research Guide! This page will stop being updated 3/25/2020 and will be removed 3/30/2020.
Breaking News and New Resources
- Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19, NEJM, March 23, 2020
- How blood from coronavirus survivors might save lives, Nature, March 24, 2020
- WHO launches global megatrial of the four most promising coronavirus treatments, Science, March 22,2020
- CDC launches Coronavirus Self Checker Bot. Access the bot here.
- COCA (Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity, CDC) Call, Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) , scheduled for March 24, 2-3pm ET. Access past COCA Call recordings
- *New* US Health Weather Map by Kinsa and Oregon State University "a visualization of seasonal illness linked to fever - specifically influenza-like illness"
- *New* SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic pipeline from FIND "...an overview of all SARS-CoV-2 tests commercially available or in development for the diagnosis of COVID-19."
Newsfeeds and Sources
Information for Health Care Professionals
Preparedness & Public Health
Therapeutic and Vaccine Trials
COVID-19 Clinical Trials from ClinicalTrials.gov
Publicly and privately supported clinical trials. Information provided and updated by the sponsor or principal investigator of the study. Maintained by NLM and NIH.
mRNA-1273 Vaccine NIH Clinical Trial (NCT04283461)
Phase I, open-label, dose ranging clinical trial in males and non-pregnant females, 18 to 55 years of age, inclusive, who are in good health and meet all eligibility criteria.
Remdesivir NIH Clinical Trial (NCT04280705)
A Multicenter, Adaptive, Randomized Blinded Controlled Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Investigational Therapeutics for the Treatment of COVID-19 in Hospitalized Adults
Post-exposure Prophylaxis for SARS-Coronavirus-2 (NCT04308668)
To test if post-exposure prophylaxis with hydroxychloroquine can prevent progression development of symptomatic COVID19 disease after known exposure to the SARS-CoV2 virus
A Trial of Lopinavir–Ritonavir in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Covid-19
NEJM, March 18, 2020 Chinese Clinical Trial Register number, ChiCTR2000029308
Protective Measures for Health Care Professionals and First Responders
GW Coronavirus Information
GW COVID-19 Information
Travel advisories, prevention, symptoms and treatment, testing, and University response. GW COVID-19 Information Line is 1-855-GWU-INFO (855-498-4636) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, M-F.
COVID-19: GW Health Updates
Daily digest for providers and staff.
2019 Coronavirus Database and Literature Resources
COVID-19 Open Research Dataset from Semantic Scholar
A free resource of over 29,000 scholarly articles, including over 13,000 with full text, about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses for use by the global research community.
EBSCO Information Services COVID-19 Portal
News feeds and resources from trusted bodies of authority.
JAMA Network Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resource Center
Clinical information, patient information, outbreak map, and NIAID briefings
LitCovid from NLM
Curated literature hub of relevant articles from PubMed. Updated daily.
Mary Ann Liebert Coronavirus Portal
Access free journal articles and other content from Mary Ann Liebert publishers
Information for patients and the public, including patient handouts
New England Journal of Medicine COVID-19 site
A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from DynaMed
Includes diagnostic, management, and epidemiological information and resources
Novel Coronavirus Information Center
Elsevier's free health and medical research on novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Ovid COVID-19 Resources and Tools
Includes links to expert searches in Ovid MEDLINE and Journals@Ovid
SSRN Coronavirus & Infectious Disease Research Page
Curated view into early stage research from Social Science Research Network (Elsevier)
Conference Sessions and Podcasts
GW Dept of Medicine Grand Rounds, Well Being in the Time of COVID-19, March 19, 2020
New research on possible treatments for COVID-19, audio interview from NEJM, March 18, 2020.
International Antiviral Society - USA annual meeting, special session on COVID-19, March 10, 2020 (recorded webcast)
COCA Calls (Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity Office, CDC) - The most up to date information and guidance for clinicians. Weekly on Tuesday.
Public Health On Call podcast (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) - Evidence-based insights on the public health news of the day. The current focus is the novel coronavirus spreading around the world. Daily podcast available on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and YouTube.