Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

About COVID-19 

CIDRAP is tracking and analyzing the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center provides a deep well of information for public health experts, business preparedness leaders, government officials, and the public.

COVID Reality Check

"You can make a vaccine against anything very quickly. But it needs to be effective and safe. This is a long process that can take months to years, even under optimal conditions."

-Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH

Woman sneezing outdoors

Global experts: Ignoring airborne COVID spread risky

Not recognizing airborne transmission has led to a false sense of security, they write.


Coronavirus testing processing

With single-day case record, US COVID-19 total tops 3 million

Task force coordinator Birx says harder-hit states should re-enter phase 1 of reopening.

First responders with patient on stretcher

Symptoms not enough for 911 COVID-19 screening, study finds

In 62% of 911 emergency dispatches, the patient did not report COVID symptoms.

Mask making Brazil

COVID-19 cases surge higher in Americas and African regions

Cases increased 20% in the Americas over the past week, and in Africa, cases in 22 countries have more than doubled over the past month.

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 08, 2020

COVID-19 in nightclubbers
Delayed coronavirus response and death
COVID-19 and the brain