European Science-Media Hub selection: reliable sources of information about Coronavirus
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for reliable sources of information on the virus and ensuing crisis is more important than ever.
To this end, the European Science-Media Hub has compiled a list of such sources, ranging from recognised official international webpages providing daily updates, to data and maps, as well as a selection of resources tailored for reporters and for tackling the spread of disinformation on the topic.
International sources:1. World Health Organization 2. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control 3. European Commission page on coronavirus and coronavirus response page 4. European Medicines Agency 5. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Maps, data source6. John Hopkins Interactive Map, live data on the spread of Covid-19 worldwide 7. Statistics and research from the University of Oxford 8. Map provided by the Centre for Studies in Demography and Ecology of the University of Washington
Resources for reporters:9. First Draft 10. Global Investigative Journalism Network 11. International Journalists’ Network Open Access scientific sources:
A short selection of other national information sources in EU languages:
20. IlPost, Newsletter on coronavirus. A daily update on the spread of Covid-19, published on the blog of the Italian media IlPost 21. Daily podcast on German Public Broadcast by Prof Christian Drosten, virologist from Charité Berlin 22. Agencia SINC
The article was published on the European Science-Media Hub here. Copyright © European Union, 2018.
The list is but a selection from the ESMH team and is by no means exhaustive.