It’s critical to stay informed with accurate, up-to-date facts. Be wary of misinformation or rumors. Useful, reliable sources are:
World Health Organization
The WHO directs and coordinates international health within the United Nations system. They strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Latest updates from the WHO including status reports, videos, and guidelines: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
This interactive dashboard/map provides the latest global numbers and numbers by country of COVID-19 cases: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/685d0ace521648f8a5beeeee1b9125cd
WHO Health Alert can answer your questions through WhatsApp: https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/who-health-alert-brings-covid-19-facts-to-billions-via-whatsapp
U.S. Centers for Disease Control
The CDC conducts critical science and provides health information to protect against dangerous health, safety, and security threats and respond when these arise.
For latest U.S. guidelines and information about cases across the country: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Changing the way we detect and respond to outbreaks, Ending Pandemics provides scientific and technical expertise and catalytic funding to find outbreaks faster in disease hotspots around the world. https://endingpandemics.org/