COVID-19 Research & Outbreak Mitigation

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Refer to the Wikipedia article 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic or the World Health Organization’s situation reports for most recent reported case information.

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Cross-sectional model of a coronavirus
Cross-sectional model of a coronavirus. CC-BY-SA 4.0

Protect yourself and others from infection by following these suggestions:

  • Handwashing
  • Respiratory hygiene
  • Self-isolation and self-quarantine
  • Social distancing
  • Contribute to vaccine research (see below)

Stay calm and wash your hands.

In between, check these projects and get involved:

Wikidata - Wikipedia

A Wiki Project to collect Wikidata resources related to COVID-19 (Q84263196) and SARS-CoV-2 (Q82069695). Resources may also relate to relevant pandemics like 2019–20 COVID-19 pandemic (Q81068910).

ScienceOpen Collection: Novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

This is a collection of research on the coronavirus disease COVID-2019. It is updated automatically for the terms COVID-2019, SARS-CoV-2, 2019-nCoV. Caution: articles flagged as “preprint” have not yet undergone peer review.

Aweb application for open, rapid reviews of outbreak-related preprints. |

  • Find rapid reviews of existing preprints;
  • Request reviews of preprints (your own, or preprints you are interested in);
  • Review preprints.

A crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus outbreak |

Tools for Scientists:

A Free, Open Resource for the Global Research Community

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Allen Institute for AI has partnered with leading research groups to prepare and distribute the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), 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.

Coronavirus tracker app for iOS & macOS with maps & charts | |

A collection of Open Source projects during COVID-19 |

2019 Wuhan Coronavirus data (COVID-19 / 2019-nCoV) |

COVID-19 Italia – Monitoraggio situazione |


Harris D. (Feb 17, 2020). Could a battle between internet pirates and publishers benefit the fight against COVID-19?

Kazeem Y. (March 2020). A Senegalese innovation lab is helping the UK develop a 10-minute coronavirus test kit. QUARTZ Africa

Springer/Nature Campaign:

Wiley Online Library: